Shop the Wardrobe: re-wearing a white pleat skirt and blue wrap top
Fashion

Shop the Wardrobe: re-wearing a white pleat skirt and blue wrap top

Now that I’ve been in full swing talking about eco friendly and ethical shopping swaps, I wanted to share a post featuring one of my favourite ways to support the environment in fashion: shopping my wardrobe for new ways to wear what I already own. This may sound obvious, but in the online fashion community there’s a real trend to only show the newest clothes, latest styles, and never show repeated items. Continue reading

Sustainable Living: swapping plastic toothbrushes for bamboo
Lifestyle

Sustainable Living: swapping plastic toothbrushes for bamboo

Did you know? 91% of our plastics don’t get recycled and are essentially waste. This suggests that our current recycling methods don’t work, that the recycling technologies we have are failing us, the planet, and our future. As much as this terrifies me, it’s motivating me to change my habits, to exit the take-make-dispose consumer cycle in as many ways as possible.

Here are a 3 of the unexpected swaps I’ve made to simply not create the waste in the first place, which I’ll be sticking with in the long term. Continue reading

Sustainable Living: swapping to re-usable make-up remover pads
Lifestyle

Sustainable Living: swapping to re-usable make-up remover pads

Did you know? 91% of our plastics don’t get recycled and are essentially waste. This suggests that our current recycling methods don’t work, that the recycling technologies we have are failing us, the planet, and our future. As much as this terrifies me, it’s motivating me to change my habits, to exit the take-make-dispose consumer cycle in as many ways as possible.

Here are a 3 of the unexpected swaps I’ve made to simply not create the waste in the first place, which I’ll be sticking with in the long term. Continue reading