Sustainable Ethical Slippers

I need to buy some slippers and so you’re getting an article about slippers! That’s kinda how this website evolves. They seem to fall into two camps, wool felt ones and recycled plastic ones. I found quite a few makers of the wool felt ones but limited this list to those that seems to beContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Slippers”

Sustainable Ethical Socks

The list below is edited selection of all the companies I’ve come across over the years and found while researching this post. I left out companies that don’t have Europe based retailers or etailers. I’ve also omitted providers of bamboo fibre socks, except for one; Boody. You can read exactly why I don’t rate bambooContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Socks”

How to Repair Your Stuff!

Materialism gets a bad rap in our overdeveloped world and often the criticism is warranted. When we typically use the term materialistic we’re referring to individuals that prioritise the pursuit of material goods over all else, like an alcoholic and their next drink. At its core, materialism is about the valuing of goods, and forContinue reading “How to Repair Your Stuff!”

Second-hand Stores in Ireland

This blog post was born after I was called ‘tight’ (Irish slang for mean with money) in a Freecycle group for asking for something inexpensive.  The rude commentator expressed amazement at my request for an item that could be bought for €5 in a shop. I explained that I only needed the item for 2Continue reading “Second-hand Stores in Ireland”