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What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
06th January 2022
As explained by United Nations Foundation, “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world’s shared plan to end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and protect the planet by ...
Repair, reuse, recreate – the benefits of upcycling your clothes
20th December 2021
The fast fashion that we consume is exactly that –clothing made as quickly as possible, out of cheap fabrics, in mass quantity with aggressive marketing campaigns to make us buy more than we need. This strategy pays little regards to the waste of natural resources, pollutants from the manufacturing process ...
Wrapping paper considerations for the festive season
10th December 2021
The season of giving is now with us. With Christmas just around the corner, there will usually be the opportunity to exchange gifts with special friends and family. Many people get excited about having to rip open the wrapping paper to reveal their gift. But have you ever stopped to think ...
What is pollution?
01st December 2021
We have all heard of the word ‘pollution’, but how is it actually defined? What is pollution? Pollution is when harmful materials (called pollutants) are introduced into the environment. Pollutants can be one of two types; natural (such as volcanic ash) or created by human activity (such as trash or ...
Understanding Air Pollution
24th November 2021

Not all air pollution is visible to the naked eye. You might see dark smoke from your car exhaust pipes, more often however it is invisible. Air pollution, in either form can be dangerous, it can make breathing difficult, burn your eyes and can increase the risk of lung cancer.

Air pollution can ...

What are my clothes made of?
19th November 2021

Why is it so important to know what our clothes are made of? Clothes today are made of a variety of fabrics and materials. Wool, cotton, linen, and silk are natural fabrics, made from plants and animals, but recently clothing has been made from synthetic fibres that are using plastics and heavy ...

What is eco-anxiety? How do you cope with it?
12th November 2021

Nature can have a positive impact on our wellbeing. But what happens when the state of nature is the very reason we are feeling sad? The term eco-anxiety is a long-established phenomenon that’s gaining new ground.

Eco-anxiety is a term used to describe the negative emotions or ...

What are the main causes of global warming? And what can you do about it?
03rd November 2021
As explained by WWF, global warming is an aspect of climate change, referring to the long-term rise of the planet's temperature. An increased amount of greenhouse gases ...
Eco-friendly alternatives to plastic bags
27th October 2021
Plastic bags might be convenient and readily available, but certainly not environmentally friendly. As countries begin to ban single use plastics, it is time to consider more sustainable options that will help save the planet (and your wallet, in the long run). Here are some eco-friendly alternatives to ...
Fun things to do to celebrate Halloween
25th October 2021

Get your empty tin cans and paint brushes ready because we're going to transform them into Halloween candle holders and a game of bowling. Here are 2 fun things to do to celebrate Halloween! These are easy, cute and quick. Are you ready? Have a safe and happy ...