5Rs of Zero Waste Living

The 5 R’s of Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste Living and the 5 R’s: Refuse and Reduce to bring less in; Reuse to maintain balance; Recycle when you can; Rot your kitchen scraps into compost.

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Sustainable Fashion: Edinburgh’s Eco-Champions

This guide to sustainable fashion in Edinburgh, and Scotland as a whole, will introduce you to some of amazing organizations working to minimise the great harm caused by the fashion industry.

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A Gardening Guide: How to Make Compost at Home

The benefits of making compost are many: from becoming a more sustainable household by recycling kitchen and paper scraps, to building soil health by adding essential nutrients.

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Onion Tarte Tatin

A simple meal that can be made without using a single one of the top ten crops the human race over-relies on, which strip the soil of nutrients. And it’s delicious.

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Zero Waste Homes: An Infographic

The “Zero Waste Homes” concept: what it means, the hierarchy of zero waste, why we should aim for zero waste, and ways that we can strive for a zero waste home.

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A Sustainable Guide to Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city has romantic appeal, defined by its gothic architecture and a skyline littered with spires that have inspired reams of poetry.

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Palm Oil Free Instant Noodles

Palm oil is one of the leading causes of deforestation in the world. Give this recipe a go and reduce your dependency on palm oil, one noodle bowl at a time.

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First-Time Visitor’s Guide to Plovdiv

In 2019, Plovdiv was the European Capital of Culture. The city abounds with beautiful green spaces, historical attractions, cobbled streets, Roman ruins, brightly painted 19th-century mansions, and artsy neighbourhoods.

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A Super Simple Knitted Owl Hat

A quick and easy hat for the novice or experienced knitter. Perfect for cold nights, for lovers of homemade creations, and for lovers of owls.

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Top 10 Reasons to Grow Your Own Organic Food

Growing your own organic food has many benefits: It’ll bring you pleasure, help you stay healthy, and be a way of introducing sustainability to your family, friends and future generations.

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How to be a Better Bali Tourist

Bali is a lush island in paradise, boasting a diverse and undeniably stunning ecological landscape; but this landscape is under threat by the very industry that encourages visitors from all across the world.

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Turn Your Balcony into an Edible Garden

The possibilities for innovative growing are endless. With perseverance, you could soon be reaping the benefits of a healthy, edible balcony garden.

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Gluten-free Vegan Eggplant Parmesan

This vegan eggplant parmesan is delicious in its own right, and it shouldn’t keep you up all night in gastroenterological or climatological pain.

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Cocoa Nut Cookies

Light on single-use packaging, these Chrismassy treats make the perfect naughty, yet eco-conscious, snack. Yield: 35 cookies.

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Reducing Snack Packaging

The best way we can address the issue of plastic waste is to add our voices to the clamor pushing for systemic change. But what can we also do at home?

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How To Go Carbon Neutral

If we hope to avoid the impending climatic disaster, carbon neutrality should be the goal of everyone, but is net-zero carbon emissions truly achievable?

Weird foods protect the Earth's Ecosystems

Eat Weird Plants To Save The Earth

Of the roughly 400,000 plant species known to currently exist on Earth, roughly 30,000 are edible to humans. Of that 30,000, we have cultivated 7,000 at one time or another.

What does the future hold for Borneo’s Bajau Laut?

Visitors to Mabul Island in Borneo flock to witness some of the most diverse marine life remaining in the world. But whilst there, they are almost guaranteed to meet another mysterious community that call the sea home.