I'll start off with some more regional news this week if you don't mind me. I am sure though that these bits of uplifting news are representative of what is going on in our society across the globe at present. Let's be optimistic! 1.Zero Waste Space is based in Dumfries & Galloway and is creating … Continue reading 5 Green Footsteps
A few weeks ago, I wrote about menstrual cups and reusable pads and pointed out the positive steps every one of us could take towards a healthier and more sustainable period by switching to these products. Unfortunately, most people still don't know about them and campaigns to fight period poverty in schools mainly concentrate on … Continue reading Update to “Menstrual Cups”
We have been fundraising in Kirkcudbright today. All the funds go towards International Animal Rescue and are specifically intended for our critically endangered cousins the Orang Utans (Man of the Forest in Malay - and no gender bias here, it includes the females too, don't worry 😉 I sold all my home-made cakes and raised … Continue reading Cakes4Apes Success
Spending the Saturday before Easter sitting in front of a friend's shop in a small town in south-west Scotland isn't going to rock the world. It is going to be very low-key. I have spent Wednesday morning baking three cakes (all Fair Trade, organic and one gluten-free) to do some fundraising for International Animal Rescue. … Continue reading Just a piece of cake?
Some time ago, I wrote about making your bathroom more eco-friendly. Apart from our kitchen and food preparation, this is where we encounter plastics and especially single-use plastic most frequently. Most of the products we use for our daily personal care contain lots of other ingredients or components that are either plastic or palm-oil based, … Continue reading Simple Steps to a Shampoo-free Hair Care