3 Eco Myths Debunked

This weeks blog post comes from the lovely Laura at Rain and Wild Candles. Based in Navan, Ireland, Laura creates sustainable, earth-positive candles and is keen to share her understanding of sustainability. Living a greener lifestyle is all about protecting the environment, it’s about depriving yourself of nice things, and it’s too expensive for the […]

Every Freaking Day, Every Freaky Way

This week’s blog post comes from the Yellow Sticker Gal where she discusses sustainability, food waste and fashion. Her article features 3rd Rock Clothing – an organic, ethical, sustainable activewear brand perfect for Climbing & Yoga lovers. As a young adult I was a fussy eater, can’t cook won’t cook, meaning I would often spend […]

Letting Go, Holding On & Growing up in 2021

As we leave 2020 behind us, the annual ritual of creating a set of new year’s resolutions is well and truly underway. Reflecting on the good, the bad and the ugly that arose throughout the year can be an incredibly cathartic experience, and I know I am not the only one to think that 2020 […]

I’m dreaming of a Green Christmas…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas is also one of the most wasteful. Did you know that Ireland will generate almost 90,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas alone and we are still one of the largest per-capita users of plastics in the EU, surge in sustainable lifestyles aside. Its not […]

The Little Eco Lady

Hi there, My names Bobbie from Little Eco Lady (you can’t see me, but I’m waving). I have an eco page, where I share my eco journey and ideas I have along the way. I feel like it’s a constant journey of evolving, and that’s one of the things that I love about it. I […]

29 Life Lessons I’ve Learned In 29 Years

Today, I turn 29… If I’m being honest, I don’t really have too many feelings about this one. I’m now at the age where I have to actively think ‘What age am I?’ when someone asks me. 29 feels a little stale if I’m being honest. For me it carries no significance other than I […]

I Tried Going “Zero Waste” for a Week. Here’s What Happened

First off, you’re probably asking and rightly so….what the zero waste movement actually is? To be honest, I am still fumbling my way through trying to discover what it all means in practice. To put it very simply, at its core is a conscious effort to reduce your impact on the planet and prevent waste […]

Sustainability in the home this Christmas

How many of us have looked around  on Stephens Day and witnessed the post Christmas day carnage – piles of unwanted presents, mounting dishes, bins full of wrapping paper and fridges full of uneaten food and felt guilty? The average Irish person is said to spend €755.67 on Christmas gifts alone this year. This does […]

Lets talk about Sustainable Eating…

Sustainable diets have been defined as those “with low environmental impacts which contribute to food and nutrition security and to healthy life for present and future generations”. (FAO and Bioversity, 2012) The aim of a sustainable diet is to protect and respect biodiversity and ecosystems whilst also remaining accessible, nutritionally adequate and affordable. Most of […]

Living a more Sustainable Life

I am hugely passionate about everyone taking steps to reduce the impact they have on the environment. Climate Change is a serious now issue and I believe we all need to take steps in our own little way to combat it. National Geographic report that 91% of plastic worldwide isn’t recycled. Plastic has become an […]