Hydropod: Hydroponic set to help home gardeners experience soil-free farming

Hydropod is a mini-pod that allows you to experience the process of soil-free farming whilst growing your own herbs, even if space is limited in your home. Housed in a frosted glass pod, the self-contained system sprouts edible herbs. The Hydropod, made by Brooklyn-based designers W&P, boats a small footprint and is ideal for desktops, windowsills and other indoor spaces. W&P Rosa Medea is Life & … Continue reading Hydropod: Hydroponic set to help home gardeners experience soil-free farming

PATCH bamboo plasters heal wounds and the environment

There’s a new dressing in town to patch up your kid’s cuts and scratches and there’s not an iota of plastic in sight. PATCH make a range of plasters with 100% organic bamboo fibre, plus the added healing benefits of activated charcoal, aloe vera and coconut oil to soothe symptoms. PATCH‘s hypoallergenic adhesive strips, perfect for kids and adults alike, are free of plastic, parabens, … Continue reading PATCH bamboo plasters heal wounds and the environment

Ecolunchware’s wheatstraw lunchboxes offer a plastic-alternative to carry food

Wheatstraw, an agricultural waste by-product, is being been transformed in to simple and stylish lunch boxes by Ecolunchware. The compartment lunch boxes, which come in three sizes, are made from organic wheatstraw, offering a plastic-free alternative to carry food. Each lunchbox also comes with a knife and fork made from the toxin-free material. Ecolunchware aims to source more products normally made from plastic and replace … Continue reading Ecolunchware’s wheatstraw lunchboxes offer a plastic-alternative to carry food

WOODHI: Sustainable wooden postcards that channel maple tree magick

Postcard art is an accessible and affordable way to spruce up your home with some art. A new generation of postcards, WOODHI postcards are made from the wood stem of sustainably-managed maple trees. The light and flexible wooden postcards feature simple illustrations, designed by artists from all over the world, on a background that reveals the rings of the tree. An effortless way to bring tree … Continue reading WOODHI: Sustainable wooden postcards that channel maple tree magick

Bring essential oil fragrance in to the home with Alessi’s Lava Stone Diffuser

If you like essential oils but are looking for a way to use their powerful aromas in your home without having to use an electronic diffuser or oil burner, Alessi’s Lava Stone Diffuser will be a welcome all natural addition to your home. Featuring a fragment of lava stone from Sardinia, the Alessi Lava Stone Diffuser design uses the porous qualities of lava stone to … Continue reading Bring essential oil fragrance in to the home with Alessi’s Lava Stone Diffuser

Gomi create a portable speaker made from plastic waste UK councils don’t recycle

Plastic waste otherwise deemed “not recyclable” by local councils in the UK has found new life as a portable Bluetooth speaker. Sustainable design studio Gomi have created the rectangular shaped speaker, which is made from 100 plastic bags. Each Bluetooth speaker, which is shaped like a brick, features unique, colourful marble-effect design due to the various pieces of plastic used. The components are made from … Continue reading Gomi create a portable speaker made from plastic waste UK councils don’t recycle

Urbalive Worm Farm: Making worm composting indoors a simple process

There’s a myriad of choices when it comes to composting, and if you live in a small space with no access to a garden, worm composting, in particular, is still an option. Urbalive Worm Farm is an indoor kit for composting kitchen bio waste with red worms. Designed by Czech designer Jan Pelcl, the Urbalive Worm Farm is a stylish container which stands on wooden … Continue reading Urbalive Worm Farm: Making worm composting indoors a simple process

TEATOX Thermo-Go Bottle: Create your own infusions for tea to-go

If tea is your preferred pick-me-up or if you are making a herbal infusion, TEATOX’s Thermo-Go Bottle may be your perfect companion for a brew. The handy 330 ml thermal bottle is made from scratch-resistant borosilicate glass, with a removable stainless steel sieve. The convenient 2-in-1 strainer means the large strainer can be used for the preparation of loose leaf tea, while the small strainer … Continue reading TEATOX Thermo-Go Bottle: Create your own infusions for tea to-go

Xmas Gift Ideas: Earl of East London Bath Salt Shinrin-Yoku

Multi-sensory lifestyle brand, Earl of East London, has channelled the ancient Japanese forest bathing ritual of Shinrin-Yoku, to create a luxurious bath salt in its honour. Shinrin-Yoku or “forest bathing” is a Japanese ritual that involves taking in the forest atmosphere to promote wellbeing. Its health benefits include lowering heart rate, reducing stress, boosting the immune system and improving overall wellbeing. Earl of East Bath Salt … Continue reading Xmas Gift Ideas: Earl of East London Bath Salt Shinrin-Yoku

Reviews: Root 7’s reusable water bottle, OneBottle

In my quest for a suitable vessel to hold water in, both to have at my desk and to travel around with, I’m happy to say that I’ve found that special something by way of Root7’s OneBottle. A double walled stainless steel bottle, with a copper coated layer inside the bottle, OneBottle is a stunning design classic of a reusable water bottle. With a black … Continue reading Reviews: Root 7’s reusable water bottle, OneBottle