Responsible consumption

HOW TO LIVE THROUGH THIS LOCK DOWN PLASTIC-FREE

We are writing this post from home, still shocked by the situation.

We know that you are feeling the same way and first of all we want to try and lift your spirits sending you some good energy. We will overcome this crisis, just like we will the climate crisis, we will achieve it together. […]

THIS JANUARY, YOUR PURCHASE WILL PROTECT MARINE BIODIVERSITY

If you have been following us for a while, you will remember…

This time last year, we decided not to take part in the sales in order to donate part of our profit for January to the Surfrider Foundation.

The truth is, that we didn’t know what we would be able to achieve, but together we […]

IS IT MORE ECO-FRIENDLY TO SHOP ONLINE THAN IN THE PHYSICAL HIGHT STREET STORES? WE ARE HERE TO CLEAR UP YOUR DOUBTS

Christmas season is now in full swing and therefore it is also that time of year when we consume the most.

Although we know you make a big effort to buy responsibly, we also believe that the lack of information sometimes makes you doubt yourself: Is it better to buy something that is eco-friendly but […]

ZERO WASTE CHRISTMAS: PLASTIC-FREE DECORATIONS & PRESENTS TIPS FOR A GREENER FESTIVE SEASON

Bags, glitter, plastic trees, tinsel, artificial wreaths, imitation holly, plastic toys, wrapping…No doubt it’s not the first time you’ve thought: Since when has Christmas turned into a plastic fest?

We are sure that you do not want plastic invading your house over the holidays.

So, we have gotten to work with our latest post and want […]

THIS BLACK FRIDAY WE ARE CLOSING DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE CONSUMERISM

“ Error message. Failure due to consumerist culture.”
We believe that this is the message that should be appearing in every shopping centre on Black Friday.

Therefore, this is what will be on our website on that day.

But before you ask us why, we would like to explain the reasons behind this decision and show you […]

PARENTS, CARERS AND TEACHERS: ZERO WASTE SCHOOL SUPPLIES? YES – IT IS POSSIBLE.

Book covers, school supplies wrapped in plastic, new clothes in single-use bags, plastic lunch boxes….Back to school generates a lot of plastic waste. But is it possible to turn your school into a zero waste champion?

We have some good news: Yes.

The truth is that you as a parent, carer or teacher, have an enormous […]

THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: IT STARTS CHEAP – ENDS UP COSTING THE EARTH

At first glance, plastic seems like the perfect material: its malleable, resistant and economical – very economical.

Depending on the type of plastic, a kilo of virgin raw material costs pennies and its much cheaper to produce new products than recycling old ones. That´s why manufacturers doggedly use it and why we consumers devour it […]

IS THE IDEA OF A ZERO WASTE FAMILY HOLIDAY CRAZY OR ADVENTUROUS?

End of school year function? Tick. Summer holiday camp? Tick. Booked in at the kids’ favourite camp-site? Tick. Zero waste essentials for enjoying the whole summer without any plastic? Ummmmm…. Fail!

This is what is going through the minds of many of us at the moment. Summer is on its way and with it come […]