World Environmental Health Day - Why It Matters More Than Ever

World Environmental Health Day - Why It Matters More Than Ever

World Environmental Health Day is observed on 26 September and the world has been challenged like never before, in ways that make it more difficult to participate in ethical ways of living that benefit our planet, and each other. Find out why this matters more than ever and what you can do to help.

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Three simple steps to help keep our ocean clean.

Three simple steps to help keep our ocean clean.

The ocean makes up over half of the Earth’s surface and contains 97% of the world’s water. Now is the time to act to be able to better our understanding of a healthy marine ecosystem that is integral for our lives, and the future generations, as well as the simple steps you can take everyday to do your part in reversing the damage that’s been done. 

 

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Simple steps to unlocking a low carbon footprint.

Simple steps to unlocking a low carbon footprint.

As individuals it can be easy to be overwhelmed by what steps to take to reduce our carbon footprint. However, there’s quite simple steps we can employ to act now for long-term benefits.

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Aluminium: the infinitely recyclable material

Aluminium: the infinitely recyclable material

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How to reduce your energy consumption while you spend more time at home - 6 ways to lower your carbon emissions and energy bill

How to reduce your energy consumption while you spend more time at home - 6 ways to lower your carbon emissions and energy bill

If you’ve been spending more time at home with social distancing and working from home encouraged, you might’ve wondered how much more energy you’re using at home. More time at home doesn’t have to drastically impact your energy use. Try these simple methods to minimise your carbon footprint and energy bill.

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4 common mistakes that are damaging your hair, and how to fix them

4 common mistakes that are damaging your hair, and how to fix them

Drying your hair roughly with a towel may seem like a good idea, after all you’re avoiding applying heat which can dry out your hair. But it really depends on how you do it. Vigorously rubbing your hair dry with a towel aggravates the outside layer of your hair, the cuticle, meaning it can make your hair more frizzy and less shiny. 

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Bar None biodegradable and compostable hair ties and scrunchies

Natural rubber. What is it and what does it have to do with your hair?

Natural rubber is made from the sap of the hevea brasiliensis or ‘rubber tree’ which produces a natural latex. It’s been harvested for over 3500 years.

 

Natural rubber is super resilient and has a higher tensile strength than synthetic rubber, meaning it takes more force to tear it apart and break it. Great for when you need just one more twist of the hair tie!

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zero waste travel woman taking photo

Zero Waste Travel: 6 Tips To Reduce Your Waste When You Go On Holiday

Travelling is great for the soul but it’s not always great for the planet. Here are some simple things you can do to keep your carbon footprint down when you’re on holiday.

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4 easy sustainable bathroom swaps

4 easy sustainable bathroom swaps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of changes one can make to lead an entirely zero-waste lifestyle. To us, it’s all about making small and incremental changes - such as simple, zero plastic bathroom swaps!

Here are some of our favourites: 

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5 easy substitutes for a plant-based diet

5 easy substitutes for a plant-based diet

So you’ve heard about the impact eating meat has on the environment, and you’ve decided to reduce the amount of animal products you consume. But where to start? And how can you possibly stick to it?


It can be daunting to change your diet and break the food habits formed over a lifetime. But thankfully, with a few simple substitutes, it’s actually easier than you think. 

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Shower talk - what's your routine?

Shower talk - what's your routine?

We’ve curated some ideas to help you get the most out of your shower routine - whether it be a moment of self care or simply getting it done.

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3 ways your plastic-free shower is helping the environment

3 ways your plastic-free shower is helping the environment

Small but effective changes in your daily routines will have positive long term effects on the environment, including moving to shower and conditioner bars over plastic bottles.

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