• An Interview with Nottingham’s Sap Plants

    Sap Plants is a brilliant place to get plants of all shapes and sizes, and customized, hand-made pots to make your plants look even more aesthetic. A Nottingham-based independent business, Sap Plants is a great local enterprise, and Impact Lifestyle had the chance to interview Chan, the founder, to...
  • Ecological Disaster from Hydroelectric Dams

    One of the rarest species in the world is now one-step closer to extinction after the last known female died on Saturday 13th April 2019. There are now only 3 known individuals of the Yangtze giant soft-shell turtle left. The 90-year-old female which died on Saturday was one of...
  • The Best Climate-Friendly Foods

    According to a study published by the University of Oxford, the production of food accounts for a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions and plays a bigger part in global warming than the transport industry. While many of us have cut down on our use of plastics within supermarkets, whether...
  • How to Reduce Your Meat and Dairy Consumption

    Veganuary, veganism – it’s everywhere! Whilst milk, after all, is meant for calves and animals are being mistreated, it is easier said than done to go vegan after seeing one, most likely, sponsored Youtuber talk about it for fifteen minutes. However, you don’t have to go vegan to help...
  • Water bottles: Safety, Reusability, and Sustainable Recommendations

    We all know about the climate crisis. If you have not yet heard, the planet is warming, the animals are dying, and we only have twelve years to prevent a cataclysm. But there are simple changes you can make to have a huge impact on your planet. Water bottles...
  • The One Pence per Garment Charge Aiming to Reverse the Dangers of Fast Fashion

    In the age of fast fashion and throwaway trends, MPs have proposed that manufacturers should be charged 1p per item of clothing that they make. With high street brands like Primark, New Look and H&M churning out new styles at a rapid rate and cheap sales no longer reserved...
  • What To Give Up For Lent

    Now I’m not saying that it’s possible to live a wholly positive and fruitful life- human nature means that we all have our bad days. With Lent beginning on 6th March this year, that gives us all a little bit of time to cut out something toxic out of our...