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A Guide To Reusable & Eco-Friendlier Period Products

Posted by Mia Porter on

While most of us have been brought up using disposable period products as standard, we are in a climate crisis, it is time to look beyond these options and delve into the world of sustainability.   After all, the average person who experiences periods will get through 11,000 tampons in their lifetime. If you haven’t explored the world of disposable pad and tampon alternatives yet, read on and find out all about your numerous options — from period underwear to menstrual cups and beyond. Cloth Pads Cloth pads look much like disposable pads except they are made from fabric and are...

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Coronavirus & Climate Change

Posted by Nick King on

Where will we be in six months, a year, 10 years from now?  How different will the world around us be?  These are questions I keep asking myself while I lie in bed at night thinking about what kind of future my children will have.   We live in a time where both coronavirus and climate change is effecting every person on the planet.  No one can escape it.  There are those who claim the virus is not real or that climate change is just a natural phenomenon (largely the same people). Yet the truth of it is they are both here...

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Plastic Toy Story!

Posted by Nick King on

What would Woody and Buzz say if they knew they were polluting the oceans? The worlds toy industry is massive - last year consumers spent over $9 billion on them and a large proportion of them were plastic and on top of that there’s all the plastic packaging. If you're a parent, then you'll know how tricky it can be to avoid buying them, whether it's diggers, dolls houses or building bricks.  You will also know how much space they take up and how much they hurt when you stand on one. But environmentalists say this is contributing to the...

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Can Bamboo save the Planet?

Posted by Nick King on

In 1950 the world produced 2 million tonnes of plastic each year.  In 2020 the world will produce over 380 million tonnes of plastic with less than an estimated 10% being recycled.  The majority ends up in oceans, rivers, woodlands and landfills. Just think that very first tooth brush you had as a child is probably still somewhere on the planet, in a wood, landfill or sitting at the bottom of the ocean. You can make a difference by switching to sustainable products and saying no to single use or hard to recycle products. So what can you use instead?   Bamboo! It’s an incredible alternative...

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