Public Transport: Why More People Should Be Using It

Public transport is an essential part of people’s everyday lives. Trains and subways get us where we need and want to go, buses provide critical rail gaps and whisk us away, and trams provide the ground-level transport we require, usually without diving underground or lifting into the sky. Billions of people worldwide make regular use […]

How We Can Help Fight Deforestation

Deforestation is the deliberate removal of forest land. Deforestation not only damages the environment but also damages forest areas’ ecosystems and biodiversity. With more people on the planet now than there have ever been, precious natural resources are increasingly in demand. Unfortunately, these resources are too often used in irresponsible and destructive ways; to the […]

Why Cycling and Sustainability Go Together

Riding a bike is one of the best things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint on the planet we call home. When you make the choice to cycle, you are making a conscious choice to be healthier, and happier. It is also an opportunity to discover your city or town in a new […]

9 Biodegradable Swaps You Can Make

Biodegradable means that something will, given the right conditions, break down to its most basic elements and go back into the earth. Unfortunately, many single-use products are not made with biodegradable materials, causing enormous environmental damage. If you are willing to swap out some of the more harmful products you use, you can reduce your […]

Why are Coral Reefs Important and How Can We Protect Them?

Coral reefs are to our oceans’ ecosystem. Let’s start with the basics: what are coral reefs? Put simply, they are underwater structures that are made up of corals, which are made up of small, living organisms called polyps. Coral reefs have many benefits: they can protect coastlines from the harmful effects of tropical storms and […]

Is Bamboo a Sustainable Option or a Means of Greenwashing?

Bamboo, nicknamed the “wonder plant”, is a type of grass which is native to tropical regions. One thing that makes bamboo so special is its unique ability to grow and regrow at an extremely fast pace: even up to 4 feet per day! Bamboo also has antioxidant properties, which can prevent bacterial growth and be […]

Why You Should Consider Switching to Locally Generated Energy

We all use electricity to power our homes. Where you get your electricity from may seem like an insignificant point, but it is quite important. These days, many people are starting to get their electricity from renewable sources, and more and more companies are offering this option. If and when you are able, getting your […]

Eco-anxiety & How to Deal With It

Fires. Floods. Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Unbearably hot days. All of these weather events are intensifying due to climate change, which is a phenomenon causing gradual but dangerous warming of the planet. Climate change is caused by carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. Generally speaking, the phrase “eco-anxiety” describes a long-term worry about environmental damage and […]

Is Your Sunscreen Eco and Skin-Friendly? What You Need to Know

Sunscreen is very important. Given that our skin is our biggest organ, it is vital that we take care of it. At the same time, environmental protection should not get in the way of skin protection. This is especially important given that certain chemicals found in sunscreens can damage the environment, as well as your […]

Tips for Freezing Food to Prevent Food Waste

Frozen Raspberries

Every year, an average of 88 million tonnes of waste is generated within the European Union. That is a lot of waste! Fortunately, there are many things you can do to reduce food waste. Properly-stored food can pretty much last forever, so making use of this technique can not only reduce the amount of food […]