Plastic Free / Zero Waste

Friday, 28 February 2020  |  Admin

With a beautiful and simple design, toothbrushes like Humble Brush are a seriously worthwhile alternative to regular plastic toothbrushes. Especially when you consider the fact that the world consumes more than 3.6 billion plastic toothbrushes every year – most of which end up in landfills and oceans. Humble Brush will clean just as well and last just as long as your regular plastic toothbrush, with the added benefit of being better for the environment.  

Why would you ever want to buy a plastic toothbrush again?

Browse our toothbrush range now

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020  |  Admin

Your bathroom is most likely the smallest room in your home, but chances are it is also one of the two most wasteful rooms. Together with the waste created in your kitchen, your bathroom is responsible for a huge chunk of your household waste. Making some small swaps in your bathroom will have an enormous impact on your carbon footprint and the amount of waste you send to landfill. And since most toiletries and hygiene products are used directly on your body, less chemical and more natural alternatives will also have a positive effect on your body and your overall health – a true win/win situation!

To get you started, we have 5 easy and straight forward steps towards your eco friendly bathroom!

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Wednesday, 29 January 2020  |  Admin

Welcoming a new baby into your family is such an exciting time, so many firsts, new feelings and possibilities are waiting for you! However, there is also an entirely new market you need to navigate: the baby product market, which is larger than it ever was before! Getting ready for your newborn can be quite confusing and expensive, especially if you are trying to embrace a zero waste/less waste philosophy and you’ll realise you probably won’t need half the products that are marketed as essentials.

Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with a list of all eco newborn bits and bobs that aren’t just helpful in those days of early parenthood but are also much kinder to our planet!

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Friday, 17 January 2020  |  Admin

Even if you are not the type of person who starts a new year with new goals and a list of resolutions, January is the perfect time to make sure you are on the path you want to be on. Looking at the effects that the climate crisis is having and will continue to have on our lives; a more sustainable lifestyle should be on everyone’s agenda for 2020!

You don’t have to make huge changes all of a sudden, but you can create new habits that in turn will transform the way you live your life. Let’s look at a few things that might help you to lower your environmental impact over the coming year.

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Monday, 18 November 2019  |  Admin

Latte Levy Lowdown – Everything to Know About the New Tax and How to Avoid It!

The government has announced the introduction of a so-called latte levy in a bid to fight climate change in Ireland. The tax is supposed to be coming into effect by 2021 and will up the price of take-away coffees and teas in disposable cups. We have the lowdown on this new levy for you as well as our favourite reusable cups which will help you to avoid the tax without ditching the take-away caffeine!

Latte Levy: Why, What & When:
22,000 disposable coffee cups are thrown away every single hour in Ireland. Let that sink in for a minute...

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