Ecoconscious Living News

1.The "Big Climate Conversation" is an event hosted by the Scottish Government across the country. And I will be going to this event. And I am going to bring my daughter. I hope she'll be able to keep still (quite a challenge for an 18-months old toddler). Some very important questions are going to be … Continue reading Ecoconscious Living News

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

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