Five Green Footprints

Image by Mabel Amber, still incognito... from Pixabay Another week has passed packed full of news about great initiatives by individuals and groups around the globe. 1.A Canadian Supermarket has created plastic bags with embarrassing captions printed on them. Reason? To discourage customers to keep asking for them. This has backfired as these bags emblazoned … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Five Green Footprints

1.70,000. Just a number? This is currently going viral. According to a new study at the University of Victoria, the average American ingests more than 70,000 microplastic particles a year. This should also be very much representative of the average Western or Central European person. The health effects are still unclear, but some of these … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Five Green Footprints

It is already a week into "Plastic-free July" and posts on tips and ideas on how to do this are dominating the media. Here are a few of the top picks. 1.Greenpeace is currently drawing out a plan to protect our oceans: The Global Ocean Treaty. Apart from plastic pollution, oceans face their greatest threats by industrial … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Five Green Footprints

Hello, it's Monday. Again. July. Warm. Thunder-y. Breezy. Hot. Despite or because of all this, I hope you'll enjoy some of the links below. 1.When I was looking for some new Bamboo toothbrushes for me and my family last week, I spotted this rather inspiring site &Keep. Along with sites like Big Green Smile, the … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Five Green Footprints

It's Monday again and time for a few useful and optimistic snippets of "green" information. 1.Let's start with a product that has found its way into our household and more specifically into our bathroom: Eco-Friendly Deodorant. This award-winning natural deodorant is made on the Isle of Wight and really ticks all the boxes - along … Continue reading Five Green Footprints