Does eating less meat & dairy reduce your carbon footprint?

I’m late publishing this article, and just as well, because since Friday, the day I normally publish, I came across a new study that sort of muddied the waters of this topic again. It just goes to prove just how much this area of research is evolving. As always I’ll revise this article as IContinue reading “Does eating less meat & dairy reduce your carbon footprint?”

The Tricky Task of Avoiding Palm Oil

We’re constantly encouraged to avoid palm oil in our products, but is that really the best way to go? If so, how do we do this? What are the alternatives and are they actually better? Palm oil is a inexpensive versatile form of oil used in so many products you wouldn’t even believe, like bread,Continue reading “The Tricky Task of Avoiding Palm Oil”

Shopping Detox

I didn’t intend to stop shopping. It’s just kind of happened slowly over the past 5 years – with the pandemic putting a final nail in the coffin. Do I miss it? Honestly? Sometimes. I miss the thrill of a bargain. I miss the crinkle of a glut of paper carrier bags. I miss theContinue reading “Shopping Detox”

Sustainability on a Budget

I often hear the excuse / complaint / declaration that living more sustainably is a privilege. What on earth does that mean? Does it mean that people in crisis haven’t the time or headspace to make changes in their life? Well, duh! I’d hope that people in such situations have the common sense to scrollContinue reading “Sustainability on a Budget”