environmentally-friendly

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…

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…

Eco-Friendly Gift Hampers

Eco-Friendly Gift Hampers

Christmas just got a whole lot greener!! 2020 has been a nerve-racking year for everyone, our lives have drastically changed, and the once enjoyable activity of leisurely browsing shops is a thing of the past. Buying thoughtful Christmas gifts may prove challenging now that we are restricted to the essential aisles only. At Ecostore we…

Using a Wormery to Compost Kitchen Waste

Using a Wormery to Compost Kitchen Waste

What is a Wormery? A wormery is a container  in which worms are housed in order to break down organic material such as food waste into high quality compost. Wormeries or “worm bins” are an excellent alternative to traditional composting as they are much more efficient, according to Lean Green Home, a wormery can produce…

3 Reasons To Switch to Sustainable Feminine Hygiene!

3 Reasons To Switch to Sustainable Feminine Hygiene!

With the rise of Green Consumerism, the pressure on retailers to provide eco-friendly products is constantly increasing. Feminine care is one of the countless retail industries that is undergoing a major sustainability transformation. The fight against climate change is inadvertently shedding light on the environmental impact, as well as the potential health hazards associated with…

How do Cleaning Products Damage the Environment?

How do Cleaning Products Damage the Environment?

Who doesn’t love a sparkly clean home? Cleaning and hygiene in general have taken centre stage in almost every household as we grapple with the global pandemic that is COVID-19. But as we do our weekly shop and stock up on essential cleaning products, it is important to consider the environmental impact of some of…

Detox Your Home with Lilly’s Eco Clean

Detox Your Home with Lilly’s Eco Clean

Cleaning has always been an integral part of society, but since the onset of Covid-19 its importance has grown immensely. Households across the globe are stocking up on all kinds of hygiene products to ensure that their homes are sufficiently sanitized at all times. All of the harsh chemicals found in cleaning products may be…

Millbee: This Irish Company is the Bee’s Knees

Millbee: This Irish Company is the Bee’s Knees

Millbee is a wonderful Irish company that produces reusable food wraps, multi-purpose balms and candles, all made with organic beeswax. The midlands-based company was a finalist in Irish Country Magazine’s 2020 ‘Irish Made Awards’ and looking at their beautiful products, it is easy to see why. Jennifer Doyle, founder and owner of Millbee, set up…