Why I gave up buying crap

Why I gave up buying crap

With a year like 2020 it’s no wonder we’re all feeling a bit crappy, millions of people impacted by Covid19, financial markets under stress and interruptions to our lifestyle like we’ve never experienced before, yet at the same time climate change is still there,...
How to ethically declutter in 5 simple steps

How to ethically declutter in 5 simple steps

Ethical decluttering does not mean throwing everything out yet on the same hand ethically decluttering takes time,  if it has taken ten years to accumulate the clutter, do not expect to sort and ethically declutter in one afternoon. You can certainly hire a skip bin...
Why buy more stuff?

Why buy more stuff?

Imagine if we stopped buying stuff that doesn’t add value to our lives, business, social structure and invested in quality over quantity, reusable over disposable. What would the planet and society look like if we moved away from designed obsolescent, if we...
The True Cost of Waste Part 2

The True Cost of Waste Part 2

Clutter (a form of waste) can make us feel stressed, anxious and depressed, research found the levels of the stress hormone cortisol were higher in mothers whose home environment was cluttered. Source Sage Journals In 2011, neuroscience researchers using fMRI...
The True Cost of Waste Part 1

The True Cost of Waste Part 1

We want to do good by our planet to reduce, reuse and recycle waste, we also need and want economies to grow and thrive, yet we cannot ignore the true cost of waste, which can be gauged by Earth Overshoot Day. It’s the day that marks the date when humanity’s...