Zero-Waste Skincare: Au Natural Skinfood

Fun fact: scientists recently found microplastics in human poop. The plastic originated from consumed fish, which had eaten broken down plastic in the sea. Plastic pollution is an issue that I’ve been reading about lately. Something that was once considered a “wonder material” is now a modern waste problem.  I’ve become conscious of the number […]

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The Big California Clean Up

Our Oceans Are Drowning in Plastic Every day, we generate around 3.5 million tonnes of plastic waste.  This is ten times the amount we produced a century ago.  On Saturday, September 15th, the largest one-day volunteer event in California takes place.  Volunteers will be getting together to take part in the International Coastal Clean-Up Day organized by […]

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Water On My Mind – Brand Spotlight – FluidStance

The Physical Geography course I just completed taught me more about our world and the acute water pollution challenges that confront us. There is an island of rubbish twice the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean and 99% of seabirds have plastic in their stomachs. The news isn’t all bad – plastic straw bans […]

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Nine Ethical Christmas Gifts for Her

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I’ve curated a list of sustainable gifts for “her” along with a few discount codes. The ideas listed below are pieces that I personally love or ones that I’ve had my eye on for a while. Items range in price from around $10 to $250. Large Silver Hoop Earrings – Stockholm Rose Designs – $54 […]

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Sustainable Exploring in LA – Union Station

If you’ve visited my blog before, you may know that I like exploring sustainable lifestyle alternatives and the City of Angels. Since moving here, I’ve also developed a fondness for the Spanish California Missions dotted around the State (I have 15 out of the 21 left to visit). Union Station combines these three loves of […]

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Zero-waste Shampoo, Conditioner, and Body Wash. Featuring – Plaine Products

Since deciding to try and live more sustainably, I’ve started looking at some of my everyday habits differently.  Around eight million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans every year; we produce mountains of plastic refuse.  I recently came across Plaine Products, a subscription based company that has created natural, vegan toiletries packaged in reusable, […]

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