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Ethical swimwear companies we love

Ethical swimwear companies we love

Whether you’re a toe-dipper or a dive-right-in kind of person, hot summer days are made for swimming. With the rise of Econyl, a swimsuit material made from recycled fishing nets, a growing number of companies offer stylish ethical swimwear options. And the choice is vast. […]

Five essentials for sustainable festival-goers

Five essentials for sustainable festival-goers

Summer in the UK doesn’t seem complete without at least one music festival. Whether it’s a day-long local celebration or the five-day marathon of Glastonbury, the choice is varied and guarantees something for everyone. But festivals aren’t just about drinking warm cider and listening to […]

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

Ethical Wedding Guest Outfits

We’ve taken a look at some of the best ethical fashion to put together three outfits to see you through the wedding season and beyond. Let us know which is your favourite in the comments section below! Outfit 1: ‘Floating on the Dance Floor’ This […]

4 Green Reusable Water Bottles Standing on the Wall

4 Green Reusable Water Bottles Standing on the Wall

We throw away 13 billion plastic bottles per year in the UK, recycling a mere 57%. Of these billions of bottles, the average person discards 150 water bottles. One. Hundred. And. Fifty. The small step of changing to a reusable water bottle will significantly improve […]

11 Tips for Beginner Surfers

11 Tips for Beginner Surfers

Surfing is the ultimate summer activity. Picture your bikini-clad self slowly cruising into the sunny beach on a clean, glassy wave. In the UK, the reality is often more prosaic: grey skies, cold water and a lack of coordination that defies any attempt at grace. […]

Beat Plastic Pollution

Beat Plastic Pollution

This week’s World Environment Day and World Oceans Day has drawn even more attention environmental damage caused by plastics. Here’s a round up of our favourite beat plastic pollution stories and campaigns from around the world: To raise awareness about the plastic in our oceans […]

Hero fibre: why you should wear Tencel this summer

Hero fibre: why you should wear Tencel this summer

What is Tencel? Tencel (a brand name for the less well-known lyocell) is made from fibres found in wood pulp. Breathable, silky and soft, it feels great to wear and is often compared to a luxurious cotton. It drapes beautifully and most importantly it has […]

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb Gin

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb Gin

Hooray, it’s peak rhubarb season which means at least one afternoon of feeling like Barbara Good from The Good Life while chopping and stewing miles of pink stalks. In reality I am no Barbara Good. I could never pull off a fringe. Besides, the rhubarb […]

Screen-time Solitude

Screen-time Solitude

5 Free Mobile Phone Apps to Enhance your Time Outdoors   I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of unchecked notifications; 16 WhatsApps, 3 texts, a Facebook like, […]

Plastic Free: Kitchen

Plastic Free: Kitchen

 5 Quick Kitchen Swaps to Reduce Plastic Waste SWAP: Cling film for beeswax wraps Saving leftovers is environmentally friendly, but there is a better alternative to covering them with non-biodegradable cling film. Beeswax Wraps can be moulded over your container to make a tight seal, […]