Author: amblin

Palm oil and the planet

Palm oil is an incredibily versatile oil that can be used in foods, preservatives in cosmetics and as fuel. It has fantastic shelf-life and is commonly used as a vegan replacement for dairy (cream and butter), since it is harvested from the fruits of palm trees. Sound too good...

Are Solar Panels Worth It In 2021?

If you’ve walked through your neighborhood you might have seen an increasing number of solar panels. Coming in a variety of sizes and colors, opinions are mixed on their aesthetic. In this post, I’m going to give you some background on whether solar panels are worth it in 2021...

Introduction to Sustainable Cat Care

If you’re wanting to live a more sustainable life and have cats, you may have noticed that cats also require quite a lot of resources and produce a lot of waste. Whilst some of this is inevitable (they are living animals just like us, after all), you may be...

To burn or not to burn, a look at sustainable candles

Before I start writing this article let me state that I love candles. I’m obsessed with them. When you open the cupboard in my living room you may or may not find a (very organized, I’ll have you know) stash of all the types of candles that you could...

Is Eating Meat Sustainable?

Eating meat is common in most cultures around the world. As countries become developed, their meat consumption increases. This is why some of the richest countries (such as the US and Australia), also eat the most meat. With awareness of climate change on the rise, people have started to...

Making a Difference: How to get started

If you’re starting to become concerned about how we live our lives – whether that be related to human rights, animal treatment or the environment – it can be very difficult to find out what you can do about it (if anything). This is also likely one of the...