Toilet paper – One small wipe for a man; one giant smack in the face for mankind?

Small steps... Check the virgin wood fibre content of your toilet paper, eg. via an FSC certification.Try one of the cheaper, more sustainable and more hygienic alternatives to paper, as used by the world's vast majority.If your butt insists on paper, go for a brand made from 100% recycled wood fibre. Photo by Fikri Rasyid … Continue reading Toilet paper – One small wipe for a man; one giant smack in the face for mankind?

Planet-friendly shampoo and soap

Small steps... Dramatically reduce your plastic footprint by swapping those chemical-rich shampoos and soaps for a natural alternative.Try one of the many environmentally-friendly shampoo bars, or an all-in-one body and hair soap.They’re not just better for the planet, but can work out cheaper as well. I can't comment on your 'bounce', 'volume' or 'glossy shine', … Continue reading Planet-friendly shampoo and soap

Plastic-free cleaning

Small steps... Swap the supermarket's ubiquitous sponge scourers for one of the environmentally-friendly alternatives.Dare to give them as gifts so your friends and family can try them for themselves! -------------------------------------------- A plastic-free (and cheaper!) alternative to plastic sponge scourers For all the years we've been running our holiday cottages, the routine was always the same: … Continue reading Plastic-free cleaning