Banks have funded some of the most devastating fossil fuel projects in the world. Here’s how to switch your bank account to help create a cleaner planet.
I always thought I lived as environmentally consciously as I could. I don’t buy plastic bottles and litter pick when I can; I drive a hybrid electric car, use reusable nappies for my baby, vote for local Government candidates who I think will bring in a greener economy and I petition against policies I thinkContinue reading “The interview with a model that awoke my activist side”
If you’ve been watching the nightmarish images on television about the Australian wildfires and feeling numb there is something you can do. You can donate, volunteer or petition to support the people, communities and wildlife affected by the disaster. Take a look below for some ideas. Petition This catastrophe needs awareness and real action. SigningContinue reading “How to help with the NSW and Queensland bushfires”
I’ve wanted to make my own beauty products for a while to reduce my carbon footprint, but never quite had the willpower to find time find for it. Cue starting up your own blog on what you’re doing about the climate crisis (nothing like a bit of self-inflicted social media pressure to give you aContinue reading “Easy DIY lip balm: how to make your own beauty products and have fun”
When you think of courageous environmental leaders, your thoughts may automatically turn to Greta Thunberg. The determined Swedish schoolgirl has without doubt helped make the climate crisis headline news around the world. But there are hundreds of black, Asian and indigenous environmental activists, many from the developing world, who are just as inspiring and haveContinue reading “Six environmental activists you need to know about”
I literally cannot wrap my head around this: the UK is planning to invest £1bn finance meant for green energy to support major oil companies such as BP and Shell to frack for shale in Argentina. This money won’t just damage the environment and line the pockets of companies who are some of the worstContinue reading “Environmental justice: why funding for fracking hurts indigenous communities and what we can do about it”
1. It can be overwhelming Plastic is everywhere. From the single-use on your Tesco banana to the see-through lid on your Pringles, it’s prolific. It’s also hard to recycle. Before I started this journey, I had no idea that certain plastics were harder to recycle than others. Black plastic, for instance, cannot be recycled becauseContinue reading “8 Lessons from Plastic Free July – The Guilty Green Mum”