Does alcohol damage the planet? Well, currently the answer to that question is yes, but then practically everything that us humans do does. But it doesn’t have to be as damaging and there are some excellent sustainable alcohol brands out there doing an excellent of changing the status quo.
There’s lot of chatter on social media about Christmas gift giving. It seems to be rife with problems for many. Some people are upset at having to engage in obligatory gift exchanges in the first place, other that requests for ethical gifts are being ignored while they’re expected to purchase undesirable items for others. IContinue reading “Stress-free Christmas Gifting”
Guess what I’m in the market for? And I’m delighted to report that if you’re in need of a calendar we’ve some stunning ones to choose from. Here are the ones I found on my internet travels. Some are printed in Ireland and some are printed on recycled paper. All are by Irish based illustrators,Continue reading “Irish Design (& sometimes Irish made) 2021 Calendars”
We’re all being encouraged to buy local this Christmas, now more than ever given the impact of Covid-19 on small businesses in 2020. Other media outlets are doing a great job of highlighting fantastic products, made in Ireland from imported materials, but having a sustainability focus I’ve decided to showcase products made in Ireland fromContinue reading “Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide 2020 (Irish & local)”
Okay, I’ve given up and am posting a Christmas article in October! Such madness, but this is definitely a mad year, so I’m going with it. Christmas is the most damaging time of the year environmentally, what with all the additional journeys taken (less than usual this year maybe!), food wasted and extra consumption. It’sContinue reading “Have Yourself a Merry Sustainable Christmas (2020)”