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 IS HOW THIS FAMILY (AND THEIR DOG) REDUCES THE PLASTIC IN THEIR LIVES

This post is part of a new blog series called “ Real plastic-free homes”, in which we show you how normal people, like you and me, reduce their use of plastic. We do this, by showing you their achievements, their failures, their effort and their learnings, without judgement but with a will to learn.

Meet […]

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 […]

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 […]

IDENTIFYING THE PLASTIC YOU EAT (AND HOW TO AVOID IT)

“How was the PET you ate for breakfast?”, “I would add a little polyethylene to this recipe”, “ This restaurant is famous for its Styrofoam, it’s to die for!”

Can you imagine how you life would be if you ate plastic?

It doesn’t sound very appetising, right? Well, you’re not going to like us telling you […]

ZERO WASTE OFFICE: TRICKS TO STOP GENERATING WASTE AT WORK

Whether you´re an employee or run your own company – we all know that at work we generate a lot of waste. Zero waste office´s are rare.

The good news is that you can do it by implementing these tricks to reduce your waste at work.

Tricks to be zero waste at work:
Food & Drinks:

Change […]

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 […]