Eco Certifications got you in a muddle? Look out for OEKO-TEX®

You may have seen clothing labels that say things like ‘Forest Stewardship Council certified, ‘Fair Trade,’ or ‘Organic Cotton.’ Each of these certifications is designed by its own organization, which performs its own authentication. These help consumers like us to become more aware of the ethical and sustainable practices surrounding the clothing we buy. For […]

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Beginners Guide to Worm Composting at Home 

I never would’ve thought that I’d be a composter.  That I’d get excited about going onto my patio to check how my worm colony was getting on. That I’d have friends texting me like their drug dealer, asking if I could hook them up with compost.  In this post, I’ll detail how I compost food […]

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Solid Shampoo Bars – Spring & Vine

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spring & Vine. All opinions are 100% mine. Solid Shampoo – Spring and Vine I love when niche items become normal. Solid shampoo bars used to be few and far between but over the last couple of years, they’ve grown in popularity. I recently […]

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Nine Items you Shouldn’t be Recycling

Recycling is complicated – it is an imperfect solution to a global problem. I feel obligated to reduce my consumption of single-use plastic and to recycle as much as possible. However, food and beverage companies don’t make that easy.  They produce products which are single-use (hence more wasteful) and often choose virgin plastic rather than […]

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 Home Compostable Packaging by noissue

Last Christmas, my parents gave me a vermicompost system. My interest in household waste and decomposition has continued to grow, and I was excited to learn about noissue, a company that makes home compostable packaging. Who is noissue noissue was founded in 2017, by Josh Bowden and Auguste Gaur. They’d been looking for sustainable and […]

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