Furniture is one of the most important parts of remodeling or redesigning a home, but it can also have a huge impact on the environment. How? The materials used to make our day-to-day furniture can affect the amount of natural resources, waste generated, and the bad emissions released during gathering, production, and transportation. That’s why […]Continue reading
Cob houses are amazing and sustainable: Victor Jacquet of the Architecture Naturelle association explains it to us in this interview Cob houses are homes constructed using a mixture of clay, sand, straw, and water. This traditional building technique dates back centuries and has recently gained popularity as a sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to conventional […]Continue reading
As more companies are turning towards eco-conscious methods of production, there’s a higher demand for sustainably-sourced materials. According to CGS’s 2019 Retail and Sustainability Survey, out of 1,000 individuals between the ages of 18 to 65 and over, over two-thirds check the packaging to see if products are from sustainable sources, and about a third […]Continue reading
Changing our fashion habits. Is that the biggest personal move one can make for the sustainable future?
“Clothes have a story. If you wear something once, then throw it in the bin, it hasn’t had a story. You want to know there’s life in these things.” says Lauren Cowdery, a member of Leeds Community Clothes Exchange. Buying from the fast-growing supply of vintage and secondhand clothing, not keeping unnecessary items in your […]Continue reading
It’s about time that the world starting creating more eco homes. We are far too dependent on fossil fuels, our resources are slowly diminishing, and the way many of us are living is having a horrible impact on the environment. It doesn’t need to be this way. It’s clear that eco homes of the future […]Continue reading