BEING AN ECO-CONSCIOUS DOESN’T MEAN YOU HAVE TO GIVE UP BEING A FASHIONISTA

So you love to follow the fashion trends and dressing up in fresh styles, but environmental concerns are getting to you and you are wondering what you can do? You are not quite ready to embrace the hippy style, but realise you need to change your wasteful habit. Well, there are a number of ways to still be stylish, while still looking after the environment. Buy eco-friendly fashion – there are many eco-friendly shops selling sustainable fashion and accessories, sourced from around the world. Many of these stores sell not only eco-friendly garments, but most of them are ethically sourced, handcrafted and Fair Trade. Look for clothes that has sourced natural, organic or sustainable materials,

A SLIGHT CHILL IN THE AIR MEANS IT IS TIME TO ECO-FRIENDLY YOUR WINTER

So Winter has arrived and we are starting to feel the chills. Are you all set for it? I actually love the change in seasons. I know some people will think I am daft, but there something great about the change. Maybe it is the Irish person in me! Although it is a lot colder, there is a freshness in the air and the world seems to be a lot quieter or even still. This doesn’t mean we neglect our eco lifestyle. In fact, with each season we learn new tricks to become eco-friendlier, which has meant in time we don’t even notice these changes. Over the years especially when we have moved house, I have included some eco habits along the way to ensure we avoid waste and overuse of energy. You might li

HAPPY WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

Just a few words to wish you a Happy World Environment Day. Did you know it was World Environment Day? I am often surprised at how little coverage it gets on our local media. Yet it is an important day for everyone to consider. If we are to make any headway with climate change we need to have awareness and education. Otherwise it won't be seen as such a bad problem...it will be someone elses problem. Today should be a day to ponder and examine how do we get involved with environemental matters? What needs to be done? How can we raise awareness? Questions for everyone to answer if we are to make changes to improve the impact we have on the environment. World Environment Day is an annual even