Consumer Power

A beautiful sustainable bathroom – no wall tiles 

Is it possible to design a bathroom you don’t have to destroy just to replace the units? A sustainably-designed bathroom, in other words? I’ve got my own bathroom issues. We moved into a five-year-old house in 2015 and it didn’t take long to realise we’d want to replace the bathrooms. I know I’m spoilt but […]

Eco-positivity

Don’t panic! Do something!

Become a prophet of do something about it. I was inspired by a YouTube video by Levi Hildebrand someone posted on my Facebook group. That’s positive environmentalism: It’s great to see young people (ie younger than I) getting out there and promoting positive solutions to the world’s problems, especially when it’s funny. My kind of thinking.  […]

Consumer Power People Power

Is economic growth that great? Ask the Planet.

We take something beautiful that isn’t even ours and trash it. We steal the Earth’s resources that are meant to provide for not just us but all generations. We poison the Earth without a thought for our children and grandchildren. Why modern economics is the oldest – and most inappropriate – thing I have in my house […]

People Power

Are you Zen eco-positive?

What is eco-positivity? Eco-positivity is the belief that a positive attitude is the best way to fix our environmental issues. Our environmental problems are basically a result of our long-term mismanagement of our own environment and eco-positivity recognises the power of positive thinking in solving this. What is Zen eco-positivity? ‘Zen’ eco-positivity adds Zen eco-power […]

Science & Technology

How AI can help the beach plastic clean-up

It’s massive, it’s multi-dimensional and it’s just around the corner …   A new science-led project is using  drones to survey plastic waste on our beaches and waterways. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being put to good use helping us clean up our oceans. The project is led by the British Science Association and charity The Plastic […]