Black Friday Isn’t Going Anywhere, So How Can Conscious Consumers Work With It?

  It’s that time of year again when your email inbox starts filling up with newsletters written by graduate scheme interns with the caps lock turned on proclaiming ‘BLACK FRIDAY SALE’. Personally, I use this time to discover just how many mailing lists I’m still unknowingly subscribed to. And then I go through one by … Continue reading Black Friday Isn’t Going Anywhere, So How Can Conscious Consumers Work With It?

Made in China? What your clothing label isn’t telling you

Take a look at the label on an item of clothing you’re wearing right now. Among various care instructions, material composition percentages and words in foreign languages you will find a little sentence that reads ‘Made in [insert country here]. And most of the time you might think that’s all there is to it. The … Continue reading Made in China? What your clothing label isn’t telling you

Shopping Sustainably: How Can You Tell Which Materials Are ‘Good’?

This is an article written on behalf of GIVE WEAR LOVE, find the original here and check out their website here for their current sustainable Summer Edit!   When we think of sustainable clothing, our first thoughts often turn to buzz words like organic cotton, recycled polyester, linen and hemp. But when you’re in a shop … Continue reading Shopping Sustainably: How Can You Tell Which Materials Are ‘Good’?

Brands You Should Know About to Boost Your Sustainable Lifestyle Journey

If you have seen my Instagram account this weekend you’ll know that I spent Sunday nerding out about all things sustainable at Pebble magazine’s pop up market in London. Having barely recovered from all the excitement I’m here today to talk you through some brands and organisations I think you should know about that will … Continue reading Brands You Should Know About to Boost Your Sustainable Lifestyle Journey

Why We Need To Do More Research When It Comes To Environmental Disasters

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last two weeks you’ll undoubtedly be aware of the fact that the Amazon Rainforest has been on fire. I, like many others, found out about this not by reading a newspaper or journalistic website, but through the ever-present medium of social media. Recently this seems to … Continue reading Why We Need To Do More Research When It Comes To Environmental Disasters