• Lifestyle

    7 New Years Resolutions to help tackle climate change

    It's almost a new year, and actually a new decade, so many of us are taking some time to think up resolutions for the next 12 months. But maybe this year you're thinking of adding in some resolutions to help you care for the planet better. With "Climate Emergency" being recognised as the Oxford Dictionary's word of the year 2019,…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    Zero Waste Christmas gift guide

    Nothing in this post is sponsored. It's just things I like and would be happy to give or receive. Images from the respective websites. I'm UK based, as are many suggestions. Gift giving can be hard. It's especially hard if you're looking for gifts that are ethically made and sustainably sourced, and also do some good in the world. Many of us…

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    I drive, am I a bad environmentalist?

    My job as a doctor means my work location changes a lot. If lucky, we junior doctors only change every year but for many of us it can be even more frequent. I swap annually, but despite being in a small area, there is still multiple hospitals I could possibly be placed in, and I rotate through them. If I…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    A to Z of Zero Waste: M – Make do and mend

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. When trying to live a zero waste life we start to become more aware of the things we are bringing into our lives, and start to prioritise items that are made ethically and sustainably…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    A to Z of Zero Waste: K – Kids

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. Today we are going to be talking about how to live a zero waste life when you have children. I don't have any children so I'm happily going to hand you over to my…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    A to Z of Zero Waste: H – Homes

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. How can we have a zero waste home? We often see the image of zero waste as perfected "zero waste kits" and bulk shopping, but a zero waste life encompasses every aspect of our…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    Twenty ways to save water

    Although it may not always seem like it in the UK, water is a really precious resource, especially fresh drinking water which are lucky enough to always have access to. With temperatures warming we need to be conscious of how we use water and make sure we are not wasting any. I've complied twenty tips to avoid wasting water which…

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    Zero waste periods

    Periods are messy. But not just in the way you think. Single use menstrual hygiene products are a massive source of waste. About quarter of all people menstruate, and with an average cycle length, there could be 500 million people on their periods at any point. So if they are all using single use products, you can start to image…