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Furoshiki: The Sustainable Way to Wrap Gifts

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

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

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…

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…