Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland

where to buy second hand clothes in Ireland

We all know that the fashion industry generates a huge amount of waste and pollution, with a report in 2018 citing fashion as the 4th most polluting industry in the world. What makes that statistic worse – as if that’s possible – is that every second a bin lorry’s worth of clothes are landfilled or incinerated globally!

Want to be part of the solution, and not the problem? Then the simplest, least expensive and most accessible way to help is to buy pre-loved clothes, and here’s your guide on where to do so in Ireland!

With some tips on what to look for!

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How to eat less Meat & Diary

plant based eating

The data is clear. Us yobos in the West need to reduce our meat and dairy intake pronto! But how? That’s the question I aim to answer in this article. Full disclaimer though, my family are neither vegan nor vegetarian. We’re just an average family trying to do better at eating less meat and dairy. Read on for our personal experience of trying to prioritise plant-based meals, and some useful resources to help you on your journey.

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Newsletter – September 2021

positive environmental news

I heard an interesting point on a podcast I was listening to yesterday; ‘Can an economy built on the mental exploitation of citizens ever be sustainable?’

How on earth did we get to a place where companies make profit by stirring up feelings of inadequacy in people. If we all sat around a table designing our ideal society, I’m sure this wouldn’t feature, and yet here we are.

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Product Review – Wuka Period Pants (Patron Only)

I previously wrote about my experience of reusable period products, which were meh to say the least. Since then I’ve fallen even further out of love with reusable cloth sanitary pads. When I heard about period pants I was intrigued, but wary of investing such an amount of money in what are essentially a pair of knickers! But the positive soundings from the community won me over and I bought a pair.

Having researched period pants for my article on Sustainable Period Products, and heard good things on the grapevine I decided on Wuka as the brand to test.

My review of them is available via my Patreon page.

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Where to buy Organic Cotton Bedlinen in Europe

Sustainable Ethical Bedlinen

Seeing as we spend almost 1/3 of the day in our beds it makes sense to have them as healthy as possible and one way to do that is to buy organic cotton sheets. There is a huge number of retailers of such bedlinen, but with a bias towards English language, big-brand websites search engines don’t make finding them easy. Unless you know where to look, that is! To save you hours of searching here is my comprehensive list of where to source organic cotton sheets, pillowcases and duvet covers in Europe.

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