Sustainable Living

Sustainable living isn’t just for hippies living off-the-grid in cob houses, teepees and geodesic domes. There’s a lot city dwellers can do to be more eco-conscious. Posts in this category include adopting a greener lifestyle, living plastic-free, eco-friendly shopping and more.

 

Living in a Van: 5 Thought-Provoking (And Fun) Reasons You Should Try It
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Living in a Van: 5 Thought-Provoking (And Fun) Reasons You Should Try It

A few of weekends ago, Sporty and I rented a campervan and headed out of town for a couple of days. Taking a break was part of our plan, but the main goal was to see if living in a van was for us. We’re all about lifestyle experiments. However, we’ve learnt from past experience…

7 Tips for Being a Responsible Pet Owner (Starting With This One Thing)

7 Tips for Being a Responsible Pet Owner (Starting With This One Thing)

Do you consider yourself a responsible pet owner? Of course you do, but what do you think that even means? Is it feeding them, making sure they have water and providing them with a comfortable place to sleep? What about taking them for regular health check-ups and ensuring they get enough exercise? These are all…

115 Million Reasons to Stop Animal Testing (Plus, How You Can Help)

115 Million Reasons to Stop Animal Testing (Plus, How You Can Help)

It’s 2020. It’s hard to believe animal testing is still be a thing. And yet…while you’re reading this in the comfort of your home or at a cozy coffee shop somewhere, more than 115 million animals are enduring unspeakable pain and suffering in laboratories around the world. They’ve never known freedom or what it means to be…

It’s World Oceans Day. Let’s Quit Our Addiction to Single-Use Plastic
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It’s World Oceans Day. Let’s Quit Our Addiction to Single-Use Plastic

The rate at which humans are polluting the ocean is horrifying. This World Oceans Day, let’s quit our addiction to single-use plastic once and for all. To date, our addiction to plastic —which only began six short decades ago— has resulted in more than 8 billion metric tons of the stuff being produced. The study…

Earth Day 2020: It’s Time to Fight Climate Change With Diet Change (But Not for the Reasons You Think)

Earth Day 2020: It’s Time to Fight Climate Change With Diet Change (But Not for the Reasons You Think)

Earth Day 2020 goes digital.  Not because it’s the 21st century and why not, but because the world is stuck inside. Well, most of us anyway. Whether you’re currently under lockdown, self-isolating by choice, or free to come and go as you please, there’s no denying the impact the coronavirus has had on the world….