KNOW THIS: The majority of toilet paper is bad for the environment. WHY?: Millions of trees and tonnes of energy and water are used to produce them each year. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT?: Switch to recycled paper. I admit, I believed the myth that recycled toilet paper was substandard, rough and thin. As … Continue reading Toilet paper is a real bummer for the environment.
KNOW THIS: Lead is still a health risk, especially for women and children WHY? It’s found in most houses built pre-1970, as well as old toys WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Take precautions to reduce your lead intake I thought lead poisoning was a problem of the past, but apparently not! I accidently stumbled … Continue reading Lead: A ghost of the past, still haunting us today
KNOW THIS: Consuming lots of meat is bad for us and the environment. WHY? Livestock and their by-products are one of the biggest contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Minimise the amount of meat you consume, if any. The madness of meat farming I've never really been a massive … Continue reading The madness of meat farming
KNOW THIS: Up to 90 different pesticides can be found on one food alone. WHY? Unfortunately that’s the price we pay for cheap fruit and veg. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Reduce your exposure to pesticides by 80% by switching just 18 foods. A dozen apples and ninety pesticides please. You might have guessed … Continue reading Organic logic
KNOW THIS: The fashion industry is poisoning people. WHY? The processing of cotton clothing uses very toxic chemicals. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Shun ‘fast fashion’, buy less clothing, and go organic. How toxic is your clothing? I love fashion. I always have. It’s a second language that we silently speak with. However fashion … Continue reading Killer fashion