10 billion recycled water bottles and a heap of trash

February 6, 2018

In search of zero waste … sports gear Last week I looked at fashion, in particular my business shirts, and what was available in zero waste. This week I pick five zero-waste sportswear candidates. I was shocked to discover how plastic-based fibres like polyester find their way into our oceans just by washing them. So […]

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Five ways to make your wardrobe zero waste

January 29, 2018

In search of zero waste There usually isn’t an aisle in the store marked “zero waste business shirts”. Every time I go clothes shopping I find myself facing lots of choices – all the wrong ones. I only buy new clothes when I feel my wardrobe is genuinely short, like I don’t have enough business shirts […]

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Nine eco-friendly things you can do with your broken laptop

January 26, 2018

You might not realise it, but the whole world is transitioning to a zero-waste economy, when items like laptop computers will be made from responsibly managed parts and waste will be more or less eliminated. We’re not as far from that as people think. In future we probably won’t even own the laptops, just pay […]

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The two most zero-waste smartphones you can buy

January 21, 2018

In Search Of Zero Waste My mission: To find the zero waste economy This week: Smartphones There are two sorts of greenie: those who join co-operatives, buy all their produce at fair-trade markets and everything they own is bought second-hand, endlessly repaired or traded … … and there’s people like me, who do some of that […]

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Sustainable fibres wiki

January 7, 2018

Some of these suggestions that have come in from the Green Living Alternatives Facebook group –  (you need to be logged into FB to see this group). Plus a few of my own, like from this article.

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Horsham Repair Cafe – Pam comes to the rescue

January 7, 2018

My green bag zip is fixed! I finally paid a visit to the Horsham Repair Cafe . I nice lady called Pam, who makes all her own clothes (more or less) repaired the zip on my gym bag in approximately ten minutes. Until then I’d been dragging the bag around, hoping my gym kit and togs […]

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Seven green alternatives to micro plastic

December 31, 2017

Microplastics: what’s the issue? It’s pretty devastating to realise the clothes we wear could be damaging ocean wildlife – and not only that, finding its way into the very food that sustains us. So being an optimistic greenie I needed to find out which items are doing the harm, what we need to change, and […]

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We go wild at Glo Wild

December 11, 2017

Every now and then I am reminded how connected we all are to each other. After all, we all come from the same source, however you view it. We come from the same planet! And we have to look after it properly – that’s our project, and it’s clear many millions are now very occupied […]

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Hate your guts? Brighton’s fermentation restaurants

October 25, 2017

Brighton has at least one restaurant serving kombucha, and one cafe. We have it at home. But what is it, and is it good for you? I am reading Sandor Ellis Katz’s groundbreaking book about fermentation, what it’s all about and even how to do it. I’ve already read the first couple of chapters, after which […]

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A stormy windy Brighton day …

October 21, 2017

Found these on the Brighton Skies Facebook page …

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