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didi

Activism

Call Me Joe- Book review

For many years I have strayed away from reading fiction in favour of factual books on the topics of climate change, biodiversity and ethical fashion. In a sense, I had convinced myself that reading fiction was a waste of time when there we so many real life subjects that I…
didi
September 25, 2020
Travel

Cotna: Eco Retreat

Last weekend I was supposed to be in Paris celebrating my ten year anniversary with my partner, but Covid-19 quickly squashed that plan. Not wanting to waste this special occasion, we set about making an alternative plan! For Christmas last year, we were very kindly given a gift voucher for…
didi
July 14, 2020
ActivismAt Home

Plastic Free July – Getting started

Plastic Free July is a global campaign to encourage individuals and businesses to examine and reduce their single use plastic consumption. Plastic has been a hot topic in recent years, our general awareness of the impacts of marine pollution, litter covered beaches and the health impacts of plastics leaching chemicals…
didi
June 30, 2020
Activism

What is World Environment Day?

World Environment Day has been marked every year on 5th June, since 1974. This global day of awareness seeks to engage governments, businesses, celebrities and individuals to come together to promote awareness and education around a specific environmental issue. This year the theme is bio-diversity. Recent global events such as…
didi
June 5, 2020
ActivismAt Home

Plastic Free July – Preparations

Single use plastic has been a big talking point over the past few years, largely thanks to David Attenborough’s Blue Planet tv series. We have faced our love affair with plastic head on and many of us now realise that we need to make some changes in order to protect…
didi
June 3, 2020
ActivismAt HomeEnergy

How to switch to renewable energy?

When someone asks me what they can do to start living more sustainably I always start by asking if they have switched to a renewable energy provider. Making this switch is simple, quick to do and has a big impact. If you have not already switched your energy supply, the…
didi
May 21, 2020
Self careStyle

The world’s first reusable cotton bud (Q-tip)

In the UK we use around 1.8 billion plastic cotton buds each year. It is estimated that 10% of those cotton buds are flushed down the toilet, eventually finding their way into the sea. The other 80% will either be incinerated or will remain in landfill for years and years.…
didi
May 4, 2020
ActivismStyle

Visible mending- The art of fixing your clothes

We find ourselves in a time of reflection globally. The pandemic has taken our routines and shaken them, which for some of us has resulted in more time at home. Time to take a step back and look at our lives, our homes and our possession’s through a new lens.…
didi
April 24, 2020
News

What is Fashion Revolution Week?

You may or may not have heard about Fashion Revolution Week, either way I am here to tell you all about it and how you can get involved! On 24th April 2013 the Rana Plaza garment factory located in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed killing 1138 garment workers and civilians, and injuring…
didi
April 20, 2020