Tomorrow is Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, it now seems more relevant than ever to have a day dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental protection. Since 1970 our planet's population has more than doubled (yikes), this naturally has seriously taken a toll on Earth and its inhabitants. If we knew how many species we’ve already … Continue reading Happy Earth Day! 5 Ways to Celebrate it
We've nearly been in Sri Lanka now for two weeks and our second stop was Kandy. For travellers (us included) this place is usually a quick one or two night stop off to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. Whilst in Kandy we stumbled upon the Sthree social enterprise which is one of the Women's Development Centre projects. … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy
It seems the Iceland Christmas advert, banned or not banned, has gotten everyone's ears open to the issues surrounding palm oil. Seriously Iceland, I already loved you for your frozen Greggs pasties (once a northern lass, always a northern lass - also, currently craving one out here in Thailand!!!), but bravo for bringing this issue … Continue reading 3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem
Ahead of Plastic Free July me and my Mam were discussing what will be our biggest challenges. One thing that cropped up was buying milk. I then remembered reading an article months ago about how milkmen and women are on the rise in London because of people demanding less plastic. From that point my Mam … Continue reading Bringing Back the Milkman/Woman
Ideally the most sustainable way to chop and change your wardrobe is to not buy brand new.But sometimes you just can't find what you need raking round vintage shops or scrolling through second hand websites. If you do need to buy brand new, then make sure it's from an ethical source. Somewhere that looks into … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week: 10 ethical brands
A year ago today I embarked on my Bella Green journey and published my first ever blog post. To mark to the occasion I'd like to take some writing space to thank those who have supported, followed and inspired me to continue. At times it has been tough. Making time to research and write whilst juggling … Continue reading Happy Blogiversary toooo meeee!
On Sunday it was International Men's Day. To show appreciation for my male followers, I thought I'd share some ethical men's clothing (also ladies... Christmas is coming up... present suggestions for your Dad, Brother, Boyfriend?). Brothers We Stand Providing the basic essentials made in a wind-powered factory from organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles. Ecoalf … Continue reading Ethical Men’s Clothing