Review: Christophe Robin Hydrating Shampoo Bar

Shampoo bars have become more common recently as people begin to ditch liquid shampoo, packaged in bottles, for a more sustainable option. Changing hair care products is not a move that one takes lightly especially when you’ve found a product that works well for your hair type, so I was fortunate to have been intuitively guided to switch out my regular bottled shampoo for the … Continue reading Review: Christophe Robin Hydrating Shampoo Bar

Reusable coffee cups get natural and beautiful with the Kara Leigh Ford stoneware travel mug

Reusable coffee cups come in all shapes, sizes and now a new material thanks to Kara Leigh Ford who has created travels mugs from stoneware. The Somerset-based designer made the travel mugs from stoneware clay on her potter’s wheel. Strong and durable, each mug is a unique piece and comes with a pink or grey silicon lid and removable grey sleeve. After being thrown on … Continue reading Reusable coffee cups get natural and beautiful with the Kara Leigh Ford stoneware travel mug

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

Been London: Using only waste materials to create stylish handmade bags

Been London is turning waste materials – including leather offcuts, recycled leather, recycled polyester and used plastic bottles – into stylish handbags and accessories. From tote bags to clutch bags, Been London utilise materials that would otherwise end up in landfill to create everyday items. The brand, which manufactures its products at its east London studio, works with London-based makers and operates within circular practices. … Continue reading Been London: Using only waste materials to create stylish handmade bags

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