This article is for the wonderful participants in my ‘Crochet Cuteness’ class at a previous Zero Waste Festival in Dublin, and anyone else who wants to have a go at making their own amigurumi toys. Here’s the little fella I made in his new home, my daughter’s doll house.
Realistically each of us only need a very small selection of bags to get us through life so this article isn’t intended to have you lusting after a new bag just because. It meant to help you find a sustainable ethical bag to suit your needs and within your budget, which will serve you wellContinue reading “50+ Sustainable Ethical Bags 2021”
So for those of us who haven’t yet moved to a gift-free Christmas here’s another article in a series on sustainable ethical gifts. The list includes items made from existing materials, low or package-free items or gadgets to extend the life of stuff. If none of these float your boat there are more option onContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Gifts”
Toys generate a huge amount of waste in the world and in my experience it’s the hardest area to reign in, particularly if the horse has already bolted. Like most kids in the overdeveloped world mine have too many toys. This wasn’t done intentionally but they just seemed to pile up after birthdays and ChristmasesContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Toys 2021”
When you ask people what turned them onto sustainable living the answer very often has to do with becoming a parent. There’s something so primeval about wanting to protecting our children from all the world’s ills and nowadays the impending threat of the planet’s demise unfortunately must be counted as one of them. Therefore it’sContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Kids Clothes 2021”