Non-toxic nails with Kure Bazaar

Kure Bazaar are focused on their good nail philosophy: providing nail polish that is natural but effective for smooth, strong and healthy nails with a pop of colour. Kartika Luyet, a retired Brazilian model, started on a journey to more natural beauty when pregnant with her son. She found that there were very limited options… Continue reading Non-toxic nails with Kure Bazaar

Vintage shopping & veggie dining in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

Photo source: Manchester evening news  On a trip up to Derbyshire for my Granny's 90th, Ollie and I spent half a day mooching around Manchester city centre. After searching online for independent shops, we found there is a great vintage scene with lots of shops on Oldham Street. Our favourite was We are Cow, who… Continue reading Vintage shopping & veggie dining in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

Give a gift that gives back this Christmas

With so much on offer, how do you choose a worthy gift for a valued friend or family member? And what can you get that you know they'll love and that aligns with your ethical and environmental values? There are plenty of sustainability-conscious brands stocking great gifts that give back; be that the profits donated… Continue reading Give a gift that gives back this Christmas

Smart Sustainable Sale Shopping

Now I know how tempting it is to splash out in the sales, but you have to be cautious not get carried away by the marked down price tag. Think carefully before you whack out your wallet- do you really need the item? How often will you wear/use it? Is it good quality? What conditions… Continue reading Smart Sustainable Sale Shopping

Farmopolis & Greenwich Market

This Saturday Ollie and I took a little trip down to Greenwich to check out Farmopolis, wander the streets, and fill up on food from the market. Farmopolis is a garden jetty on Greenwich Peninsula. Phase I is the Great Plant Rescue, housing leftover plants and trees from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. There are several events and… Continue reading Farmopolis & Greenwich Market

How to look stylish and be sustainable this wedding season

Photo source: Reformation The key to a stylish and sustainable wardrobe is careful and considered investment. Follow Livia Firth's #30wears rule; if you won't wear it 30 times, don't get it! Now for wedding outfits, 30 wears may seem like a lot. Say you went to 3 weddings a year, that's 10 years of weddings.… Continue reading How to look stylish and be sustainable this wedding season

Wahaca has become the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified a CarbonNeutral Company

In 2016, through the use of renewable energy for restaurants and head office, and carbon credits for the remaining emissions including business travel, Wahaca has become the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified as having a net zero carbon footprint in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol. Wahaca has sought to be a climate leader since opening their… Continue reading Wahaca has become the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified a CarbonNeutral Company