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How to Wear Sustainability

How to Wear Sustainability

In recent years, the implications of ‘fast fashion’ have become ever more apparent. The term ‘fast fashion’ refers to the quick production of inexpensive clothing by mass-market retailers in response to the demand for the latest trends and it is thought to have begun...

A Guide to the Three P’s of Sustainability for Businesses

A Guide to the Three P’s of Sustainability for Businesses

The three P’s of sustainability consist of: 1. Planet 2. People 3. Profit These three P’s are also known as ‘the triple bottom line’, a concept which was first proposed by environmentalist John Elkington who suggests that a business must measure their success not only...

Save Energy, Save Money, Save the World.

Save Energy, Save Money, Save the World.

On average, one household emits around 14 tonnes of greenhouse gasses every year. It has been estimated that half of this is from electricity generation. Making simple considerations of and alterations to the way we treat daily appliances can help reduce your carbon...

Sustainability and Minimal Living

Sustainability and Minimal Living

Sustainable living is fast becoming a trend that we are all starting to adopt; the reduction in our use of fossil fuels and our inventions to counteract this dependence is a tribute to this. However, sustainable living transcends the field of energy and often,...

Break your Reliance on Disposable Plastics!

Break your Reliance on Disposable Plastics!

Disposable plastics are a huge contribution to the waste we produce.  It has been estimated that over 300 million metric tonnes of plastic is produced over the world annually. A staggering 50% of this is though to be disposable and these are discarded within a year of...

Why Recycling Is Important

Why Recycling Is Important

In recent years, climate emergencies have started to gain the recognition they need and this has led to recycling fast becoming part of our everyday lives. Have you ever stopped to ask yourself whether recycling really makes a difference? Well, here is the affirmation...

The Benefits of Shopping Locally

The Benefits of Shopping Locally

There are many benefits to shopping locally that don’t just involve saving you time. Buying produce from local amenities, such as farmer's markets, lets you know where the product has originated from. As well as being beneficial to you, shopping locally is also a...

Constructing Water Butts

Constructing Water Butts

One of the advantages of summer showers (and there’s not many) is collecting the water that your garden needs to flourish in the sunny weather. Creating a water-butt is a perfect and easy way to harvest water whilst keeping the cost on your meter down and it’s better...

The Benefits of Eating Seasonably

The Benefits of Eating Seasonably

Flowers are blossoming, birds are singing, the breeze of the wind is beginning to feel warmer, and the sun dawdles a little longer in the sky – summer is on its way! But this doesn’t just bring afternoon picnics and reading in the sun, summer brings a very tasty...

The Benefits of Having a Compost Bin

The Benefits of Having a Compost Bin

Composting is nature’s method of recycling our food waste into nutrients for plants. Installing a compost bin in your home has many benefits for your household and the Earth. Reduce household waste Around 35% of our household rubbish is organic waste. In our...

An Interview with Catherine Weetman

An Interview with Catherine Weetman

Hi everyone, thank you for reading another Sustainable Saturday blog. This week I did an interview with the amazing Catherine Weetman! Catherine is an author, speaker, and activist in creating environmental and resilient methods in business and sustainability. She is...

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