Just wanted to let you all know that I have now moved this blog to a self hosted site over on http://eco-boost.co Check it out and subscribe if you like. This one on wordpress that you’re currently following will no longer be active, so if you want to stay in the loop, go sign up now! Thanks for sticking with me, Kate x Continue reading New blog!
Here’s a little vlog I made for my eco boost YouTube channel, showing which items I chose from Ikea to help me live a bit more sustainably as part of their Live Lagom Project. I was given these items for free and asked to give an honest review. Enjoy! Continue reading Live Lagom With Ikea on YouTube
Ikea wants to bring us all to a state of Lagom. La…what was that? Lagom. Type it into Google Translate and you get several variations but the general gist is: “just the right amount”. Lagom is what society needs right now. We are consuming more than we need (erm, Black Friday anyone?) be it fashion, food, gadgets, gifts and general “stuff” and it has been a hot topic … Continue reading #LiveLAGOM with Ikea
Popcorn is one of my all time favourite snacks and it’s super easy to make. Even, better? You can make it zero waste style! Here’s a YouTube vid showing you where I buy my organic popcorn in bulk in London and then how simple it is to get popping. I have even managed to find an organic maple syrup in a glass bottle without that … Continue reading Homemade Organic Popcorn – Zero Waste Style
Back in October, I popped down to Brighton to meet up with Douglas McMaster; the chef and creator of Silo – a zero waste restaurant. He showed me one of his favourite seasonal dishes (a pumpkin steak which tasted incredible btw) and then gave me a tour of the restaurant. The episode is now up on YouTube, so take a look! I think we’ll all … Continue reading Tour of Silo – A Zero Waste Restaurant
How do you spot a conscious fashionista? Seriously, it’s actually harder than a Where’s Wally book these days and this can only be a good thing. Increasingly, ethical clothing brands are putting style at the top of the agenda – at last – so we can now dress well and avoid fast fashion. #winwin One of my favourite online retailers has now got their very own bricks ‘n’ mortar … Continue reading The Acey comes to town!
It’s time to cut the crap! After watching Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s TV show on food waste last night (War on Waste is available on the BBC player here – watch it!) I have felt inspired to share my average grocery shopping and what I do with some of it it. The War on Waste tv prog was genuinely eye opening, even for someone like me, who is … Continue reading War on Food Waste – How I Roll At Home.