Travel can be devastating for our planet and our future, particularly when it involves air travel. So how do we indulge in this life enhancing activity while minimising the environmental impact of our trip. This article outlines all of the steps you can take to make your trip more sustainable, from carbon offsetting to avoidingContinue reading “Sustainable (ish) Ethical Travelling in 2022”
It would be wrong for me to label this trip as sustainable, because we flew, and we all know just how unsustainable that it. Flying practically wipes out all your carbon savings from living a low-waste life. I’ve made my peace with this. We tried the ferry, but after one of the most horrendous crossingsContinue reading “Making our Trip to Cornwall as Sustainable as possible”
I’m not the type of parent that feels the need to fill every hour of my kids’ days with entertainment. I think boredom is a great encourager of creativity and I feel that my kids are more than capable of being responsible for their own entertainment. That said it’s nice to have a few craftsContinue reading “Summer Activities with Kids – 2017”
I hate kids’ activities that generate a load of waste, stuff that I have to clean up and deal with when all the excitement has subsided, so I’m always on the look out for activities that either generate very little waste or keep the kids entertained long enough to justify the clean-up. Here are myContinue reading “8 Easy Low-waste Summer Activities for Kids”
It’s that time of the summer when we start hearing the word ‘bored’ a lot. In keeping with my fondness for low-waste diversions for kids here are my top 10 low-waste, easy crafts to keep your kids occupied.