making changes with zero waste deodorant*

The beauty industry’s plastic footprint is nowhere hardly the healthiest with the amount of plastic packaging on U.S products increasing by over 120 times since 1960, 70% of that waste ending up in landfill. Whether increasing the recycled nature of plastic packaging is the way to go, there are brands that are formulating their products to be zero waste and thus considerably better for both…

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the sustainable student series: moving out*

University and moving out of home has been part of a multitude of conversations over the past month or so and I don’t think it will be stopping anytime soon. The days at home are quickly slipping by and thus the preparation for a new lifestyle begins (this Saturday!!!). As part of moving out, there comes a new responsibility of looking after myself and making…

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The no new clothes haul: starting university*

I need to buy new clothes for university. I need to make a good first impression. I need a new outfit for clubbing and freshers and going to a festival the weekend freshers starts. I need NEW. Or maybe not. Because that is an unhealthy mindset and one that is not only bad for my bank balance but the planet and is ultimately unnecessary consumerism….

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