Climate Emergency @gretathunberg

The Scottish Government has now declared a "Climate Emergency". To most of us, especially if you are under 30, this is synonymous with one name or rather one person: Greta Thunberg. Before I continue, let me make this declaration: I am fully aware that I am going to move on to thin ice with this … Continue reading Climate Emergency @gretathunberg

Ecoconscious Living News

5 Green Footprints Hello again, and apologies for another delay. This time, we were struck by lightning on Saturday night. Meanwhile, the neighbours got flooded and had decided to build a dam to redirect the water from the burn. This obstructed our only way out, so we were left cooped up. without power and consequently … Continue reading Ecoconscious Living News

Eco-friendly Bathroom Step 1 – Shampoo and Soaps

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Eco-friendly = Plastic-free = Zero Waste? It is probably not quite as simple as that. Plastic-free. Yes. Zero Waste. Edging closer. We want to reduce packaging. This has been pretty much in close-up focus throughout all of "Plastic-free" July. But eco-friendly also means cutting back on harmful chemicals such as … Continue reading Eco-friendly Bathroom Step 1 – Shampoo and Soaps

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