How to Avoid Buying a Car

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”

Sustainable Holiday in Clare, Ireland

One of our favourite haunt is Pure Camping on Loop Head Peninsula in Clare. The camp is run by a friend of mine and I love it’s laid back atmosphere. The campsite is small and car free so it’s one of the few places we can let our city kids roam unchecked and develop someContinue reading “Sustainable Holiday in Clare, Ireland”

Driving an Electric Car

We bought our 2012 Nissan Leaf second-hand in June 2016 and despite still loving it we are having issues with the range and are now looking to upgrade to an electric car with a longer range. Before you read on about the the pros and cons of having an electric car and our personal experienceContinue reading “Driving an Electric Car”