Category Archives: Sustainability

Upcycling and Decor Ideas

2nd June 2021

It can be very satisfying to give your bedroom, kitchen or entire home a good declutter and revamp. The phrase “out with the old, in with the new” certainly rings true in relation to home improvement and spring cleaning. Decorating your home, whether you own or rent, can be affordable, easy and fun when you choose the right jobs and materials. Below you’ll find some easy DIY and decor tips for temporary and long-lasting improvements, along with ideas for upcycling projects.

Ethical Clothes: My Favourite Brands

16th April 2021

It’s great to see that people are becoming more mindful of the planet and its inhabitants. More and more, people are choosing to invest a little more money in their material possessions and take home ethical clothing brands among other efforts like ethical banking to help save Mother Earth.

Ethical Clothing Brands

As I read somewhere recently, there is no such thing as cheap clothes – someone somewhere is paying the price. So today, let’s talk about my favourite ethical clothes.

What Is Sustainable Living and Why You Should Care

10th March 2021

Sustainability has been somewhat of a buzzword over the last several years, but what does sustainable living, or eco-living actually entail?

Sustainable living is a lifestyle that aims to reduce a person’s environmental impact. It doesn’t mean that you have to live uncomfortably, but rather that you should live more mindfully of how your actions are affecting the planet around you, from what you eat to how your dress and the way you travel.

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Ethical Banking and Ethical Investing: Food for Thought

19th February 2021

My journey to understanding the intersectionality of my activism was a long one, and questioning the potential negative impact of where I put my money is a relatively recent concern of mine… So what exactly is ethical banking and ethical investing and why is it now more important than ever before?

ethical banking

This article is published in partnership with bunq, the Bank of the Free. Banking is probably one of the last things on your mind when you think of eco-lifestyle, but it shouldn’t be. You can have a huge impact by switching to ethical banking.

Eco-Friendly Vegan Leathers: All there is to Know

12th January 2021

Although leather has been a vital material and resource for thousands of years, we now live in an era where cruelty-free alternatives are readily available — in this post, we’ll learn more about vegan leathers, veggie leather, or faux leather.

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No matter what your stance is on veganism or the importance of cruelty-free practices, it’s impossible to argue that animal leather has not been an essential resource for humans going back as much as 7000 years. But this is 2021, and the technology and creative use of recycled materials have allowed us to seek and implement cruelty-free alternatives.

What is Eco Travel and Why Should You Care?

27th July 2020

As I write this I am preparing to go on my first international trip in a verrrrry long time (thanks coronavirus!). Although taking a forced break from travel for the first half of 2020 has been challenging, in some ways I’m grateful because it has allowed me to reflect on what is eco travel, how my eco travel practices are and how much more environmentally sustainable they could be.

How I afford to travel: blogging

My Vegan Sneakers & Bags collection

17th December 2019

Good news everyone, veganism is on the rise! And with that, vegan fashion also is. I can’t begin to tell you how fuzzy it makes me feel when I see more and more people becoming aware of how small actions such as buying vegan sneakers and vegan shoes can have the greatest of impact on our planet, the people and animals. Veganism is not only changing the way we eat, but it is also positively changing our shopping habits, and the sustainable fashion industry is also gaining some sweet sweet momentum. That makes me happy.