Challenge Update: No New Clothes For a Year

It's been about 6 months since I started my challenge not to buy any new clothes for a year unless they were ethical or secondhand. See how I've done and judge for yourself!

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Ethical Decisions: Buy Secondhand

Does new have to mean new? Why not new-to-you? Check out my definitive guide to buying secondhand, including where to buy and what to look for.

Ethical Decisions: Make From Scratch

Following on nicely from my last few posts, my next big ethical decision is making from scratch. Such an important and thing to do when going zero waste or trying to be more sustainable is to look at the process that goes into making an item and to create something from the beginning for yourself. That may be making a recipe from scratch which may otherwise come out of a (non-recyclable) packet or sewing a craft instead of needlessly buying it online with wasteful postage and packaging.

Big News!

I have big news to share with you! This is the beginning of an exciting journey of more green experiences to come.

A Year of Green

After a year of living a more conscious, ethical and sustainable lifestyle I've taken a quick look back at what I've learnt so far. There's a long way to go but I'm pleasantly surprised with the changes I have made in my quest for a greener life!

Green Christmas Guilt

As the Christmas season gets into full swing it seems to have become so easy to lose my green way. I feel so much pressure to find presents for various people (many of whom would not appreciate or recognise a green gift) that my simple green gift rules seem to go astray.