It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Wastemas

It’s the season of giving, and by giving I mean needlessly consuming and spending, which let’s be honest is what Christmas has become. I’m not trying to be a party pooper, and seriously whichever holidays you celebrate I hope you have a great time, but try and remember what is important this time of year (and all other times of […]

The Negative Impact of Fast Fashion

The emergence of the fast fashion industry has not only caused an impact on most peoples bank accounts but also on the economy of the third world countries that supply this industry and on the environment as a whole. Back in the 1950s and before there were a maximum of 4 seasons in the fashion calendar, Spring, Summer, Autumn and […]

Scrapstores: Where Nothing Goes to Waste

For many of you creative types out there you may be wondering how you can keep up a low waste lifestyle whilst still indulging in your hobbies. Many hobbies such as sewing, sculpture etc leave you with off-cuts and other bits of waste that you often don’t want to keep, and can’t find a use for. There are many ways […]

Finding a Way to Love the Junk

I started this year with a bullet journal, i’d wanted a way to keep myself organised and be crafty and creative whilst doing so. However, a few weeks into it I realised that what I wanted wasn’t an organisational journal but a scrapbook style journal. A couple of hours of research later (and by research I mean scrolling through Pinterest) […]

Small Habits, Big Changes

So it’s a few days after New Year and i’m visiting a few of my dear friends and saying at one of their houses. Now neither of my friends consider themselves minimalists, and whilst they are both trying to reduce their impact on the environment neither of them are as stringent in their low waste living as me. However for […]