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!
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.
Here it comes again, the new year: New intentions set, new plant on the window sill, new yoga mat and new belly from all the festive food! We find this time of year very refreshing in the GreenandRose house. As new things come into our lives, old things are removed.
I am a shopaholic, there are no two ways about it. I love shopping and I love buying new clothes. Let's see if this year I can curb that habit and stop buying new clothes for a whole year!
The sun is shining which can only mean one thing! Summer is here! Time to get the shorts out and with them my whole summer capsule wardrobe. An important part of simple and sustainable living for me.
If you've just gained 2 jigsaw puzzles, 16 types of chutney, 4 t-shirts and a popcorn maker then this is the post for you! 4 simple and easy ways to simplify and minimise your belongings.
The journey to going green isn't easy, the steps you can take are simple but, as with any journey, you will face challenges along the way. I've only just started out and already I'm finding difficulties I did not anticipate! Here is the 5 main challenges I have found so far:
Let's just take a moment to have a really close look at H&M and their CONSCIOUS range. Is H&M a conscious, ethical supplier or is it just another 'trend' to get more of their target market shopping in H&M!?
Leading on from my last post I've decided that now, at the beginning of this blog, is the time to consider ways in which we can go greener in the future.