• Imperfect Action Towards A Sustainable Lifestyle

    Kallista Jayasuriya On the 6th of August, the UK celebrated Cycle to Work Day. This is a way to encourage people to leave their cars in their driveways so as to cut down emissions. However, it goes without saying that Cycle to Work Day is merely a piece of...
  • 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...
  • Charity Shop Shopping

    If you are not a bargain loving thrifter, get to be! What is not to love about charity shop shopping?! Charity shops are filled with one-off items and lots of original vintage clothing. These days it is so easy to look the same as everyone else; when a new...
  • 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...
  • Why should you choose ethical makeup brands?

    When thinking of the sustainability of the makeup we use, the first thing one should consider is whether the brand is cruelty free or not. However, it is often the case that brands advertise themselves as cruelty-free,  but are in fact are owned by larger corporations that are not...
  • 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...