I had a wonderfully uplifting encounter with the owner of a new low-waste store, The Proper Shopper in Dublin 18, last week. They are only open a few weeks, so brand new, fresh faced and brimming with enthusiasm. If you’re in the area pop down and say hello. Tell Brian Elaine sent you. . WhenContinue reading “Newsletter June”
There is only one sustainable source of water for the garden and that’s rain water. If you’d like to install a rainwater butt or rain barrel in your garden here’s a simple guide on your options and what to consider when installing one.
Delighted to announce that the latest episode of my podcast with Sarah Sheehan is now available to listen. This time Daniel takes on the challenge of achieving zero food waste in 4 weeks. Did he reach his goal? Click on the link to find out
On this year’s Earthday I really need this positive reports in this newsletter. Hearing about the wonderful achievements our global cousins are delivering is the perfect antidote to the news that Ireland’s overshoot day hasn’t changed, yet again. April 21st is the day that the citizens in Ireland use more resource than the earth canContinue reading “Newsletter April 2022”
I’m delighted to see my articles on sources for second-life goods doing so well on the website. This is a new development. For years now it’s been my listings of eco brands that have performed the best, so for me it’s a great sign. There’s also been an explosion in resale outlets, for all mannerContinue reading “Second-hand Furniture & Homeware in Ireland 2022”