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...

Do Carbon Offsets Really Work?

If you’ve booked a flight in recent years, you might have seen an option to pay a small amount to offset the carbon emissions of your flight. It sounds great: You can fly as you’d like without any guilt about your impact on the environment. In this post I’m...

Getting Started with Sustainable Investing

If you’ve done any kind of research into investing, you might have seen that there are tons of different options out there for what you can invest in. You can invest in companies, real estate or even materials such as gold. Something that’s often overlooked, however, is that money...

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...

Are Real or Artificial Christmas Trees More Sustainable?

As I write this, I’m starting to get ready for the festive season. With it being 2020 it’s going to look a bit different to previous years, but I’m determined to make it fun regardless. You might be thinking of doing the same. Along with all of our other...