Can I afford to be sustainable?

The green revolution is coming. Beyond droves of crunchy granola, sandal wearing, and pruned beardy stereotypes, the drive for more sustainable lifestyles that have a lower environmental impact is approaching. You can see it in supermarkets that are increasing their amount of loose produce, along the high streets as package free shops open their doors,…

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It costs to be conscious

Snap back to the 1980s when the first environmentally friendly lightbulbs came to market. The compact fluorescent bulb, hailing more efficiency with a third of the energy usage than the conventional incandescent. A little more expensive, but served as an investment into your cheaper to run and brighter home. But from underneath the lacklustre glow…

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A close shave

The thing with plastic razors is that they’re crap. They go rusty after 3 uses, the little gel strip welds them to anything they touch and you continue to use that last one from the pack for months longer than it’s predecessors, despite the fact that estranged hairs from weeks ago are inevitably trapped somewhere…

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The shopping trip

It’s hard to know where to start when it comes to adapting your lifestyle to be more environmentally conscious. The sheer amount of complex issues that are wrapped up in the term ‘sustainability’ makes it almost impossible to begin. Wading your way through the buzzwords of single-use plastic, environmentally damaging chemicals, deforestation, reduce-reuse-recycle, it feels…

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