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9 Ways to Have a More Sustainable Christmas
Christmas is looming, many shops have started to advertise Christmas specials, someone on your Facebook feed keeps posting the up to date countdown to Christmas Day, and even though, your Christmas tree might not be up yet; chances are that your mind is already fully wrapped up in the planning of this very special time of year. While Christmas is about the time spent with family and friends, and about the magic that comes with it; it is also a time that is used to push consumerism to the absolute maximum. There is always that must-have toy and a man-made expectation to create the best experience, the best-decorated house and the best meal of the year as well as the idea of giving as many gifts as possible in order to celebrate Christmas right.
How I Started Using Cloth Nappies and You Can Too.
Cloth Nappies are not something I ever considered when I imagined myself starting a family. And yet for the last five years, they are a part of our lives. They are not just used by their third little bum now but they also marked the start of our journey towards a more eco-friendly and conscious life. We went from reusable nappies to using reusable products in almost all areas of our home and beyond. We are also a lot more careful about what we consume.
Fast fashion, sustainability, and eco-friendly clothing ... what does it all mean?
With spiraling mass consumption and consumers thirst for the latest trends, in the past 30 years the fashion industry has experienced a boom like never seen before. Trends can now be created on one side of the globe and be available on the other within weeks. But who really benefits from all this and more importantly, who pays?