Christie Johnson

Christie writes passionately and attentively on issues concerning the environment, sustainability, waste, ethics and equality. In her spare time, she likes walking, yoga and upcycling furniture.

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Articles by Christie

Green Halloween – 5 Tips to be Eco-Friendly and Sustainable

Green Halloween Guide: It is almost upon us, from pumpkin carving to trick-or-treating, yet amidst all the fun is a scary reality: waste, waste and more waste!
October 27, 2021

Vegan Shoes: The Complete Guide to the Ethical Footwear Dilemma

In this modern age of ruthless consumerism, someone or something is always invariably exploited; our wardrobe being no exception.
September 27, 2021

Sustainable Shoes: A Complete Guide and 30 Ethical Brands

This guide to sustainable shoes covers the basics you ought to know to make an informed and conscientious choice, and discusses some of those brands that are trying to make a difference.
August 19, 2021

Does Your Easter Chocolate Contain Modern Day Slavery?

Easter, where all is not so sweet, for this quasi-healthy treat may in fact come at the cost of much untold suffering.
March 26, 2021

Could COVID-19 bring us back to our humanity?

Recently, governments around the world have placed an unprecedented demand on humanity. Could this response to COVID-19 help us to rediscover ourselves?
April 18, 2020

Do We Really Need to Buy New Furniture? Your Simple Guide to Upcycling Using Chalk Paint

This guide will show you how to upcycle your furniture using 3 easy chalk paint techniques [blending, frottage and gilding] to create a textured, aged look.
February 4, 2020

Indonesia is Drowning in Plastic and This is How You Can Help

Discovering Indonesia’s rich cornucopia of islands can sadly be tainted with the reality of one of humanity’s greatest addictions: plastic
February 3, 2020