The 2022 Renew

Over the past 6 years of trying to live more sustainably I’ve discovered just how little I need to be happy – materially, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually, Unfortunately knowing this hasn’t made finding it any easier. Listening to nature is hard to do in power-tool obsessed neighbourhoods, human connection is difficult to cultivate when everyoneContinue reading “The 2022 Renew”

How to sustainably dispose of a Christmas Tree

You’ve successfully celebrated the wee little saviour’s birth and now it’s time to sweep clean in preperation for the return to work or school. For us that mean undecorating the house and giving it a clean. Decorations will be safely packed away for reused next year (very sustainable) and our Christmas Tree will be disposedContinue reading “How to sustainably dispose of a Christmas Tree”

How to Use up Christmas Dinner Leftovers

In an ideal world we would generate no food waste but being imperfect humans this isn’t always the case. I take food waste very personal and get very annoyed when anything that should have been eaten ends up in the brown bin, but it still happens from time to time. Here are some simple ideasContinue reading “How to Use up Christmas Dinner Leftovers”

What to do with old clothes

This article was born out a question at one of my most recent talks (thanks Cliona). I suspect that quite a few of you are in the process of decluttering in preparation for Christmas and so this it probably quite a timely article. As always my answer to this question depends on a number ofContinue reading “What to do with old clothes”