Ultra Bloom: Algae-based shoes that cleans and restores waterways when harvested

Whether you’re going to be heading for the beach or engaging in some water sports this summer, shoes made using sustainable algae-based BLOOM foam may be the ideal kit for the whole family. Ultra Bloom is an amphibious shoe made using algae-based BLOOM foam – a sustainable alternative to petrochemical only foams. A lightweight and breathable closed-toe style, the Ultra Bloom is designed to be … Continue reading Ultra Bloom: Algae-based shoes that cleans and restores waterways when harvested

Happy Earth Farm: Natural beauty products made on a Thai farm using the farm’s produce

Thai farm and beauty brand, Happy Earth are “trying to redefine the definition of clean beauty” by creating products from fruits, leaves and seeds, some of which are even edible. The small, organic farm in Uthaithani, Thailand makes 100% natural, chemical-free and biodegradable beauty products using produce from the farm, where they grow corn, rice, sesame and kaffir lime. All products are handmade using traditional … Continue reading Happy Earth Farm: Natural beauty products made on a Thai farm using the farm’s produce

Reviews: Friendly Soap

If you’re looking for an honest brand that does soap really well and is affordable, Friendly Soap is the real deal. I adore sandalwood and have been looking for a palm-oil free soap containing sandalwood for sometime. So then I was naturally drawn to Friendly Soap’s Patchouli & Sandalwood Soap. Friendly Soap’s Patchouli & Sandalwood Soap is less sandalwood-scented but contains more of the moisturising … Continue reading Reviews: Friendly Soap

NOHBO Drops: Single-use, eco-friendly personal care products helping to save the planet

NOHBO is on a mission to permanently replace plastic by producing single-use, eco-friendly and cost-effective personal care drops A sustainable alternative to plastic shampoo bottles, NOHBO Drops are single use, water soluble drops containing shampoo, conditioner, body wash or shaving cream. Each Drop, when mixed with shower water for 2-4 seconds, will produce a personal care experience with no harsh chemicals, free of parabens and … Continue reading NOHBO Drops: Single-use, eco-friendly personal care products helping to save the planet

KarTent: The 100% recyclable cardboard tent revolutionising festival camping

Music festivals generate a whole lot of waste including tents that get left behind and end up in landfill. That’s why Dutch company KarTent created a temporary festival tent made entirely out of cardboard. The KarTent is made entirely out of uncoated, high-quality cardboard with long woodfibres that is water resistant. Each tent is designed to host two people with room for storage and has a … Continue reading KarTent: The 100% recyclable cardboard tent revolutionising festival camping

Seedboms: Transforming unloved spaces with a blast of flower power

Kabloom’s Seedboms are aiming to connect people with nature by transforming unloved spaces with a blast of flower power. Filled with a mix of organic peat-free compost and wildflower or herb seeds, Seedboms split open upon impact with the ground and grow where they land. By the simple act of chucking Seedboms, it enables people to do their bit for the environment. The Seedboms which … Continue reading Seedboms: Transforming unloved spaces with a blast of flower power

Extend the lifespan of your soap bar with an Aira Soap Saver, made from plant-based bioplastics

If you’ve made the switch to soap bars at home, you may now be wondering how you can stop your soap from going mushy. Aira Soap Saver is a plant-based lift designed to keep the soap high and dry and off the soap dish or surface. With its porous design, the Aira Soap Saver, which is made from plant-based bioplastics, improves the air circulation and … Continue reading Extend the lifespan of your soap bar with an Aira Soap Saver, made from plant-based bioplastics

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