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Sunscreen: Damaging to People & the Planet?

Sunscreen: Damaging to People & the Planet?

  Sunscreen is designed to protect our skin from harmful UV rays to prevent skin cancer, but could it be damaging our health and the planet in the process?  Despite sunscreen being now universally accepted as a critical barrier to reducing skin cancer risk, in recent years, it has come under scrutiny for being potentially toxic to the environment –...

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Good News for the Planet 2021

Good News for the Planet 2021

  A lot happened in 2021 – some good, some bad and others great. We wanted to spotlight the positive stories of incredible innovations, organisations, and individuals committed to making a positive impact.   12 bits of Good News in 2021    1. Good News for the Coral of Australia's Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef – the world's...

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Sustainable Stocking Fillers and Secret Santa Gifts For Under €10

Sustainable Stocking Fillers and Secret Santa Gifts For Under €10

This Christmas, gift mindfully with eco-friendly stocking fillers for the whole family!  1. Sleep Balm A gentle lullaby of lavender and chamomile. Calms, soothes and repairs. Let the comforting scent of lavender, chamomile and sandalwood carry you off to sleep or use it as an aid for meditation. Makes a lovely self-care gift for a loved one.  €9 2. Sisal Soap...

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6 Steps to Zero Waste Living

6 Steps to Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste Week is taking place this week, the first full week in September.Zero Waste week was founded by Rachelle Strauss in 2008 and began as a national campaign in the UK. It is now recognised worldwide.You’ve no doubt heard of the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. These terms were first popularised in the late 1970s.In 2013, Bea Johnson...

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3 Simple Summer Activities for Kids aged 4 to 9

3 Simple Summer Activities for Kids aged 4 to 9

Jessica O’Rourke from Mud Bugs has put together 3 simple activities for you and your kids to enjoy this Summer. Pressed Flowers This activity is great for preserving colour and flowers and introduces children to one method of preservation. This is a lesson of patience, science and beauty. Keep it simple and just talk through the activity and allow your...

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