Tips to reduce your paper wastage

Tips to reduce your paper wastage

Why you should try to reduce your paper usage On average 90% of paper comes from trees – often unsustainably. Reducing paper usage has a positive impact on the environment. Additionally it will save you money, which is always a plus. Tips: Double sided printing – I’ve wrote about this tip numerous times before. But […]

eco car tips

Eco-friendly car tips

Tips to reduce the carbon footprint of your car Avoid speeding – sticking to the speed limit is great for safety and lowering the emissions produced by your car. Remove any heavy objects in the boot that aren’t needed – This excess weight increases the amount of fuel used. The removal of this weight saves […]

Eco-friendly office tips!

Eco-friendly office tips

5 tips to reduce the carbon footprint of your office To truly reduce our carbon footprint we can’t just introduce eco-friendly practises into our home life. It should be encompassed into all aspects of our life even in the workplace/office. To try make this transition easier, heres five really easy tips to get you started. No […]

5 easy eco-friendly tips

Tips to start being eco-friendly

5 Easy ways to start being eco-friendly.   Being an advocate of leading a conscious lifestyle, I thought it might be beneficial to provide some tips for those who want to start being eco-friendly. So I decided to come up with five easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Reuse/recycle items – Sounds simple enough but […]

Before the Flood blog post

Climate Change: Before the Flood

Before the Flood documentary with National Geographic channel and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio. The documentary follows Di Caprio as he explores the world and sees all the destruction caused by climate change. I can’t recommend enough that you all should watch this documentary. The information provided is astonishing. For instance did you know that […]

Eco-Fitness Tips

5 eco-friendly fitness tips

Five fitness tips to reduce your carbon footprint.   I don’t know about you guys but I love exercising! Hopefully these eco-friendly fitness tips will help to either motivate you to exercise or give you ideas on how to exercise while maintaining a low carbon footprint.   Exercise outside when you can – Exercise doesn’t […]

5 Recycling tips

5 Top Recycling Tips

5 Tips to help you increase your household recycling. Keep a rubbish bag or bin at your front door so you can recycle your junk mail as soon as it comes through your letter box. Flatten your cardboard before you place it in the recycling bin. This will allow you to fit more in your […]

Food waste blog post

Will the ‘Asda Wonky Veg Box’ idea help to reduce waste?

How food waste affects the worlds environment You may have noticed recently that Asda have launched a new idea called the ‘wonky veg box’. This is a 5kg box of vegetables that are slightly past their best but still perfectly safe to eat. it might be that perhaps they are slightly misshapen or knobbly but […]

Earth Hour Blog

Why earth hour is helping to protect our planet

Earth Hour Saturday 19th March 2016 8.30 – 9.30pm Switch off your lights and turn on your social power. Earth hour is a time of year when people all across the world come together to protect the future of our planet. Its important we come together to protect the worlds environment, otherwise one persons hard […]

Upcycled Newspaper Basket

Upcycled Newspaper Basket

How to make a storage basket from an old newspaper You will need a newspaper, scissors and a stapler (or alternatively glue). Step 1: Take 6 sheets of newspaper. One sheet at a time, fold them in half and repeat until an inch wide, then fix with a staple. Once you’ve completed all 6 sheets, […]

T-shirt designs

Designing our t-shirts

The meaning behind our launch t-shirt designs and colours. Our launch t-shirts included three different tee designs; arrow, triangle and life tee. With these designs we used three different coloured salvage t-shirts; red, blue and grey. Arrow design: The two arrows crossed over, facing the same way indicates friendship. A circle has many meanings; circle […]

Leonardo Oscar Speech

Leonardo Di Caprio’s Oscar acceptance speech

At long last Leonardo Di Caprio has won an Oscar! Firstly we would like to congratulate Leonardo Di Caprio on his Oscar win, something that has been long overdue!He won Best Actor for his role in The Revenant, in LA last night. However I would like to talk about his thought provoking speech. His acceptance […]

Plastic shopping bag 5p charge

Should we be charged 5p for plastic carrier bags?

How reducing the use of one-use plastic bags can benefit the environment. Since October 5th 2015 shops in England have been legally required to charge 5p for single-use plastic carrier bags. Some people I’ve spoken to about this are very much against it & just view it as a ploy to allow shops to make […]

Office

Why using staplers increases your carbon footprint.

  How making a minor change in your office can reduce your carbon footprint. The use of staples in your office or home increases your carbon footprint, as they are a one use only product. They aren’t practical to be recycled, meaning that they aren’t eco-friendly. Can you imagine the amount of staples that are […]

reduce your carbon footprint

10 tips to reduce your carbon footprint

Small changes can reduce your carbon footprint and save you money If everyone reduced their carbon footprint just a small amount it would have a massive positive impact on the worlds environment. 1) Driving better – by slowly accelerating & maintaining a steady speed you could save up to a tonne of CO2 per year. […]

Up-cycling drawer handle

Can up-cycling save you money?

  The quick answer is yes up-cycling can save you money. It also decreases your carbon footprint, so its a no brainer right? Up-cycling is the process by which we reuse items to create a product of higher quality or value. For example, sanding down a chest of drawers to remove any scratches, or if […]

Joined In life

What is Joined in Life? Joined in Life is an eco-friendly fashion brand. As well as being good to the worlds environment, we like to give back to it. This is achieved by donating 10% of all sales revenue to our charity partner, Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals is a global movement that sets up school […]

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