Sustainable living

6 really good alternatives to plastic

Published:  18 Dec 2017    |      Last updated:  01 Dec 2020    |      2 minute read     |        |    Phil Byrne
The UK government thankfully introduced a ban on plastic straws and cotton buds in October 2020. But there's still tonnes of pointless plastic in everyday items such as toothbrushes, coffee cups and even tea bags. So, how can you avoid it? Read our quick tricks to reduce your plastic consumption.

Plastic-free valentine gifts

Published:  02 Feb 2018    |      Last updated:  12 Feb 2019    |      3 minute read
Have a heart this Valentine's Day – avoid adding to the plastic choking our oceans and sea life. Check out our plastic-free ideas for the most romantic gifts on the planet.

Beauty and the beast: plastic-free bathroom

Published:  09 Apr 2018    |      Last updated:  22 Nov 2018    |      8 minute read     |        |    Roisin Mcloughlin
Plastic cotton buds may be a thing of the past, but plastic waste is still a problem in the bathroom – from toothpaste tubes to shampoo bottles. Can you ditch plastic without sacrificing your beauty regimen?