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SYLVECO – Skincare that Harnesses the Power of Plants!

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…

The Benefits of Bokashi Composting

The Benefits of Bokashi Composting

What is Bokashi Composting? Bokashi composting is an ancient fermentation process that originated in Asia approximately 200 years ago! The process uses inoculated bran in a specially designed bin to break down and ferment food waste. The bran accelerates the breakdown of food waste and rebalances its pH, turning it into a nutrient-rich soil builder….

Coffee Scrub – How Used Coffee Grounds Can Fight Inflammation

Coffee Scrub – How Used Coffee Grounds Can Fight Inflammation

What Causes Skin Inflammation? Inflammation is essentially an immune response presenting itself on the surface of your skin as your blood vessels become dilated. Its appearance varies from person to person, however, inflammation usually takes on the form of a raised rash that can be red, itchy or warm to touch. The exact cause of…

15 Eco Stocking Fillers under €15

15 Eco Stocking Fillers under €15

The stress and pressure surrounding last minute Christmas shopping often leads to us throwing away money on things we don’t really need or want. Fillers for Christmas stockings are no different, so instead of panic-buying, why not make the sustainable choice while treating your loved ones this Christmas!  Here are 15 of our favourite eco-friendly…

Eco-friendly October

Eco-friendly October

Autumn is well and truly here! Soaking up the rich and vibrant colours of autumn leaves is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable parts of the season. As the days grow shorter and the air becomes crisp, we begin to spend more time inside again, and with that comes adapting our habits. We can certainly…

Beat the January Blues Competition!

Beat the January Blues Competition!

We have some exciting news! We will be gifting customers a recycled decoration for your Christmas tree with every order placed between the 14th-23rd of December. It’s just a small token of our appreciation for your continued support throughout these difficult times. The recycled decoration is a simple origami star, handmade by us using old…

5 DIY Recycled Christmas Decorations!

5 DIY Recycled Christmas Decorations!

The vast majority of commercial Christmas decorations on the market are either entirely made from plastic or contain some form of plastic. Why not switch things up this year and make your own festive decorations from recycled materials? Let’s take a look at 5 simple DIY Christmas decorations that you can make from recyclable materials…

Green Friday – For Every Order, We’ll Plant One Tree!

Green Friday – For Every Order, We’ll Plant One Tree!

Friday the 27th of November 2020 will mark the 4th official Green Friday and at Ecostore, we are thrilled to be getting involved again this year. Black Friday has been a global tradition for decades and unfortunately the negative environmental impact of the tradition has been immensely overlooked! Every year, Black Friday bears witness to…