e-Waste & built-in obsolescence

We live in an age where everything is disposable, but what happens to our e-waste? These days, nothing is built to last – in fact, the opposite is true. Obsolescence is now part of product design. THIS needs to change. ASAP. The video above is about America’s exports to China, but there are many about …

The complex truth behind your purchase

  Everything you buy has a story. Someone designed it, someone made it, someone sold it, someone dismantled it or buried it. The truth is that many of the products sold in the West, consumed like it has no value, has left an environmental stain on its original birthplace. Manufacturing Indonesia Let’s take clothing. H&M, …

Everybody should read this

This is such an insightful, important, and true article that I wish to share it with you. NPR This is why we need to drastically cut our usage of plastic.

Secondhand September

According to Oxfam, 13 million pieces of clothing is sent to landfill every year.¬†And that’s JUST the UK. How can we reduce our fashion footprint? For starters, we can: – wear what we have – fix what we have – do clothes swaps with friends – buy second-hand clothing. Over the next few days, I’ll …