Consumerism, Fast Fashion, Plastic Problems

Fast Fashion: Are we wearing out our planet?

Buy less, choose well, make it lastVivienne westwood Staying on top of the latest trends and fashion is a huge draw for us, especially young people. Casually scrolling Instagram is a modern day past time, full of influencers trying to sell off the latest fast fashion fad and the opportunity to display your bestest, brightest… Continue reading Fast Fashion: Are we wearing out our planet?

Consumerism, Plastic Problems

UK Waste Plan: What is being done?

Following on from my recent discovery on food waste, I have been looking into what our country is doing for waste in general. Waste is a huge environmental problem. When we 'throw away' our waste, there is no such thing as 'away'. This waste must go somewhere! In our government’s 25 year environment plan they… Continue reading UK Waste Plan: What is being done?

Climate Change, Consumerism

Food for thought on fighting climate change

1/3rd of all food produced is thrown away. I recently listened to Deliciously Ella’s podcast on climate change and food waste. Through a fact based discussion with Tessa Clarke from the food waste app Olio, I was informed of a whole sector of human impact on the environment which I was not fully aware of.… Continue reading Food for thought on fighting climate change

Consumerism, Plastic Problems

Our over-dependence on single use plastic. Can we live without it?

We are living in a world of convenience within our fast paced lifestyles. Single use throw away plastic represents definition of convenience. It is all around us. Of the global plastic produced each year, more than half is single use plastic. Plastic is a material which is built to last, that is its main feature!… Continue reading Our over-dependence on single use plastic. Can we live without it?