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Eco-Friendly Candles & Diffusers: What to look out for?

Candles & Diffusers are a popular way to create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere in our homes. However, traditional candles and diffusers can be harmful to both the environment and our health due to the chemicals and materials used in their production. Luckily, there are eco-friendly options that offer a range of benefits for both…

10 Irish Brands To Support This St. Patrick’s Day

It’s March already and St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching. It’s the day of the year when everyone dons their best green and celebrates the patron saint of Ireland. From the parades and celebrations to the traditional Irish dishes (let’s be honest, pints of Guinness is what this really refers to), there’s something for everyone…

Furoshiki: The Sustainable Way to Wrap Gifts

Is anyone else sick of buying a roll of wrapping paper, knowing full well that after it has served its only purpose,  it will be thrown straight into the bin? According to the EPA, Ireland produced 450,000,000 (four hundred fifty million) kg of paper and cardboard waste in 2020 alone. Although paper is widely recycled…

Energy Saving Tips for the Winter

It’s no secret that we are in the middle of an energy crisis and it is only going to get worse as we approach winter. The winter months are dreary enough as it is, cold mornings, shorter days and dark evenings, then add sky high energy bills on top of that and you have a…

9 Shocking Products that Contain Hidden Plastic

There is currently more plastic in the world than there are human beings! In fact, right now, there is approximately 9.1 billion tons of plastic on earth (probably because Elon Musk hasn’t figured out a way of sending it to space yet) and of that, only 9% is recycled. When you think of plastic, lots…

3 Reasons to Use Reusable Sanitary Pads

Reusable sanitary pads are a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional disposable pads. Disposable pads are made from a combination of plastic and synthetic materials, which can take hundreds of years to decompose in landfills. Reusable pads, on the other hand, are made from natural materials and can be washed and reused multiple times, reducing…

SYLVECO – Skincare that Harnesses the Power of Plants!

Since time immemorial, humans have used the power of plants to tackle multiple skincare concerns. In fact, ancient Egyptians concocted their own sun protection by blending lupine, jasmine and rice bran extracts into a paste that was then applied to their skin to shield themselves from the ultraviolet rays of the sun. Also, in the…

5 Reasons to Buy Irish Products

Buying local Irish products is an eco-friendly way to support your local community and reduce your carbon footprint. When you buy locally produced goods, you are supporting small businesses and reducing the environmental impact associated with the transportation of goods. Here are five reasons to buy Irish products in order to reap the benefits for…