Sustainable Ethical Candles 2022

Pinpoints of light shining out from the blackness of early nights is one of my favourite sights during winter. There is something primeval about the need to illuminate our environs, it lifts the spirit and is a great source of joy for me. Nowadays such a vision is typically created with fairy lights but we’veContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Candles 2022”

Sustainable Ethical Interiors – Living Room 2022

I struggled with how to write articles on interiors. Whenever I write an aricle on where to buy things I worry that I’m just contributing to our epidemic of shopping pressure. Then my brain argues that by emulating mainstream ‘buy me’ websites. I will reach a wider audience and be more successful in enticing someContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Interiors – Living Room 2022”

Sustainable Furniture by Quirkistuff

  I used to have my own interior architectural business, way back in boom time Ireland. I love design, I love problem solving and I love creating joyful spaces. I didn’t love shoddy workmanship and clients who felt that paying was an optional extra! I found interior architecture in Ireland to be less about deliveringContinue reading “Sustainable Furniture by Quirkistuff”

How to Avoid Buying a Car 2022

The most sustainable car is the one doesn’t exist. Why? Well according to the author of the book ‘How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Nearly Everything’ Berners-Lee estimates that more than making a new family car emits 40% more carbon dioxide than driving the same car for 5 years. Plus every time we driveContinue reading “How to Avoid Buying a Car 2022”

Ethical Sustainable Business – Fair Threads

I’m starting to hear about more and more eco businesses in Ireland, which is such a great development. I appreciate that the cornerstone of zero waste is shunning new purchases where possible but sometimes we need to replace those essentials and if we can buy from a company that is doing their bit to ensureContinue reading “Ethical Sustainable Business – Fair Threads”