More often than not, the trickiest bit about tackling any new project is getting started. And starting your own veggie garden is no exception.
One of the biggest problems that the world as a whole is facing right now is our reliance on fossil fuels to power our infrastructure, our industry, and our homes. Oil and coal that’s taken out of the planet is burned, which in turn creates enormous amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that […]
It’s not something that most people think about when they adopt a new pet, but we are at a point where it’s important to try and take into mind how our pets can have their own impact on the current climate crisis.
While swapping out your food and lifestyle products to greener, more eco-friendly items is a great way to get onto a greener lifestyle, it may be time to look at what it is you’re putting on your skin. If you’re hoping to become more sustainable, then these are the areas you should focus on.
The current climate crisis is perhaps the greatest threat that mankind has ever faced as a species. The warming of the planet, deforestation, pollution, and industrial animal agriculture – among other things – are forcing the planet to undergo severe changes that is already starting to affect both us and the animals and plants that […]
Beautiful blooms are usually gifted in bouquets or enjoyed in their splendor outdoors. However, most if not all ornamental flowers are unsafe for consumption -being easy on the eyes and not the stomach. But for the avid gardeners – or even those who enjoy the novelty – it’s equally easy to grow a variety of […]
The insect world is currently in decline, and it’s estimated that we’ve already lost around a quarter of all the insects throughout the globe thanks to climate change and pollution. Pollinators are vitally important for the life cycle of thousands of different plant species, many of which would extinct within a generation without access to […]
The journey to zero-waste living takes time and commitment. It’s best to start with a few changes, stick with them until they are habits and then move on to making more changes. Once you break the cycle on a few elements in your life, you’ll find it much easier to keep making progress.
There’s never been a more important time to start saving money. With the heavy costs of producing much of what we find on the shelves at our local shops, fresh, potable water is being depleted at an astounding rate. Hundreds of millions of litres of fresh water are used in the animal agriculture industry every […]
Simply put, an ecobrick is a plastic bottle (soda, milk, anything really) stuffed full of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable rubbish. These bricks are then used to build walls for homes and pretty much any kind of property. They make excellent insulating walls that are as sturdy as any regular brick but are also good for the environment.