Sustainable Ethical Fibres and Fabrics

The whole issue of sustainability and ethics in relation to fibres and fabrics is very very confusing and constantly changing. This article started as a paragraph in an article about ethical clothing but as I learned more and more about the area it was clear that it warranted it’s own article. I’ll keep updating thisContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Fibres and Fabrics”

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”

Support Sustainable this Christmas

Obviously the most sustainable gift would be one that doesn’t create any waste at all, like your time. Strangely this gift doesn’t always go down well with people, next in line might be the gift of experience. I’ve tried experience gifts over the years and they’ve been met with mixed feelings. Some have been tremendouslyContinue reading “Support Sustainable this Christmas”

Natural and Organic Skincare in Ireland 2021

I’m trying to clear my house of all non-natural chemicals where possible. We’ve mostly succeeded food wise and cleaning wise but I’m lagging behind in the beauty department. My Easy 3 Ingredient Moisturiser  is perfect as a body moisturiser but I find it clogs the pores on my face so I need a finer gradeContinue reading “Natural and Organic Skincare in Ireland 2021”

Sustainable Ethical Shoes in Europe 2021

I find buying sustainable, ethical shoes in Ireland an absolute nightmare. It seems that either you go for vegan plastic or biodegradable leather. I’ve know canvas shoes are in vogue at the moment and I’d happily chance a pair of canvas trainers in showery Ireland but not a pair of canvas pumps – too risky!Continue reading “Sustainable Ethical Shoes in Europe 2021”