Inspiring Activists: Chrissy Holmes

This week I am excited to be interviewing Chrissy Holmes, who is an environmental activist and artist from my hometown of Bristol. As well as setting up her own small business on Etsy, she is also raising activists of her own, and working at Bristol’s first ever zero waste store, Zero Green. I’ve admired Chrissy’sContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Chrissy Holmes”

Why am I a vegetarian & trying to go vegan?

Even though Veganuary is up, for a lot of people being plant-based is a long term investment. In this article I wanted to talk a bit about my own journey to vegetarianism and the current changes I’m making towards veganism. I’ll be answering a few common questions about the subject, so if you’re interested inContinue reading “Why am I a vegetarian & trying to go vegan?”

Three Activist Books To Kickstart 2021

Education is a powerful tool for activism. When we educate ourselves on matters like the climate crisis, racial injustice, ableism, or other oppressive systems in society, we can make informed decisions on how to act and make the world a better place. You can educate yourself in many ways, from watching documentaries to going toContinue reading “Three Activist Books To Kickstart 2021”

25 Eco-Friendly Tips For A Sustainable Christmas

Today is the first of December. It’s cold enough that I’ve pulled on my tomato-red Yule Cat jumper over my pyjamas, and this morning we opened our Russian Dwarf Hamster’s advent calendar for him (I think we were more excited about this than he was). This can only mean one thing… Christmas is coming. RecentlyContinue reading “25 Eco-Friendly Tips For A Sustainable Christmas”

Guest Post: Ellie – My Journey to Veganism

Did you know that one of the best individual changes you can make to be more eco-friendly is to eat plant-based? When talking about food-caused emissions — the carbon footprint of a vegetarian is about half that of a meat-eater and vegans have the lowest carbon foot print of all. I’m a vegetarian who isContinue reading “Guest Post: Ellie – My Journey to Veganism”

My Ethical Online Gift Guide

Christmas is coming around the corner, and now more than ever it’s important to get those gifts early! I usually find most of my presents at charity shops, since you can repurpose unique & affordable goodies with the money going to a good cause — however this year since a lot of us are inContinue reading “My Ethical Online Gift Guide”

Learn from my mistakes: Making vegetable scraps stock – Food waste mini-series #fail

Want to learn how to make vegetable stock from your kitchen scraps? Then don’t do what I did. In today’s article I’m going to look at what went wrong with my experiment, how to do it the right way, and how making mistakes is an important part of being an activist. (Right?) I follow aContinue reading “Learn from my mistakes: Making vegetable scraps stock – Food waste mini-series #fail”

DIY Natural fabric dyes – Food waste mini-series

In this article I’ll be looking at super easy ways to dye fabric with foraged blackberries, onion skins and turmeric. This is a super cosy autumnal activity that will leave you with a smile on your face. It’s the second part of the food waste mini-series and I thought it’s time to get crafty. IContinue reading “DIY Natural fabric dyes – Food waste mini-series”

DIY Avocado hair mask – Food waste mini-series

In the first part of this food waste mini-series, I’ll be looking at a way to use overripe avocados that will make both your head and heart happy. Avocado’s are popular among vegans and vegetarians, and it’s easy to see why – they are full of vitamins and minerals and are hailed by many asContinue reading “DIY Avocado hair mask – Food waste mini-series”

Creative ways to avoid food waste – A mini-series

Food waste is a much bigger problem than you might think. Not only does it burn a hole in your pocket, but it negatively impacts the environment as well. A lot of energy goes into food — water, materials, labour, and transportation all go into producing it, and energy goes into storing and disposing ofContinue reading “Creative ways to avoid food waste – A mini-series”