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Eco Friendly Baby Gift Ideas
It can be an overwhelming experience looking for great baby gifts. And when you also want that special gift to be an eco friendly baby gift; it can be trickier still.  Unfortunately, the high street is full of cute baby...
Are Clothes Made in the UK More Eco-Friendly?
It’s great to support British manufacturing, but what does clothing produced here mean for carbon emissions? After all, the cotton still needs to be shipped from somewhere, since it’s not something we grow on these isles… I thought I’d take...
Guide to Kids’ Eco Swimwear
Holiday season is just around the corner - hurrah! And while it’s almost time to relax, being more responsible and environmentally-friendly with our wardrobes is just as important now as it is the rest of the year.  There are lots...
Earth Day 2022: Invest In Our Planet
Earth Day takes place every year on 22 April.  This year’s theme was Invest In Our Planet - and I was thrilled to take part in a webinar hosted by the Soil Association to talk about how, as an ethical business, we...
Sustainability in Fashion: Behind the Scenes at Muddy Puddles
“We’d expect an item from Muddy Puddles to last more than 20 years.”   That’s the take-home message from Muddy Puddles’ Suky Arneaud. Sustainability coupled with durability is built into the seams of the well-loved, eco-friendly British children’s brand. The Buying Director says...
What Is Greenwashing? And How to Spot It...
  Greenwashing - what is it?  How big is the problem?  And how to avoid falling victim to it? Greenwashing or giving something a green sheen... whatever you want to call it, is a big problem. And seemingly in no sector more...
Sustainability Tips: Five Ways to Shop More Sustainably in 2022
January: The time of year for taking stock and making a fresh start, setting out the new year with the best of intentions. We may try to break old habits, or make new ones - but one of the habits...
Five Steps to a Greener Christmas
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!   And if, like many, you like the idea of a green Christmas but are not quite sure where to start, we’ve got you covered. We could all work on living a...
Why Sustainability is THE Watch Word this Christmas...
The past two years have changed the world immeasurably: no doubt there have been devastating impacts, but it has also accelerated some trends that were previously only starting to emerge.  Sustainability is one of them. Despite - or perhaps because...