• What we can all do to Help our Poorly Little Earth

    We are all well-aware by now that our humble abode we call Earth is struggling because of our actions. According to reports carried out by the United Nations, if the earth heats up by only 1 degree more we will enter into an environmental disaster. This would mean food...
  • 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...
  • Sustainability when Travelling: Impact Travel’s Top Tips

    I remember the first time that I heard about sustainable travel. The first question I asked is how can I travel sustainability, and could I participate in sustainable travel. The answer is yes, all of us can travel more sustainability. Here are Impact Travel’s Top Tips for sustainable travel.  Avoid...
  • Sustainable Travel: The New Trend for 2019

    It’s hard to miss the sustainable living trend these days and valiant efforts are being made globally to go vegetarian, ditch the plastics and get recycling. But what does this mean for travel? Sadly, the environmental impact of all those last-minute cheap flights, package holidays and year-long backpacking trips...
  • #WasteNott: The Campaign So Far

    Nottingham is already classed as one of the UK’s most sustainable universities, with a clear aim to do more to help the environment. This institutionalised aim for change, together with the student population’s supposedly supportive attitude, could lead to a powerful contribution towards environmental protection. But what is actually...
  • Killer Cosmetics

    120 billion units of packaging are produced in the global cosmetics industry annually, most of it is excess plastic and non-recyclable. “Many cosmetic brands are now ‘cruelty-free’ and ‘vegan’” In our current climate, the typical consumer has become more aware of these environmental issues, catalysing a shift towards more...
  • The EU plastic ban: what does it mean for our future?

    As you may or may not be aware, the European Parliament announced on October 24th that it was banning all single-use plastic. That means that all plastic products which are not reusable will be forbidden. So what does this ban entail, exactly, and what are the consequences of it?...