Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

We all know that the fashion industry generates a huge amount of waste and pollution, with a report in 2018 citing fashion as the 4th most polluting industry in the world. What makes that statistic worse – as if that’s possible – is that every second a bin lorry’s worth of clothes are landfilled or […] Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland — living lightly … Continue reading Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

Eco & Natural Paint (2021) — living lightly in ireland

Most of us don’t really think about what paint is and yet we cover practically every inch of our homes in it. In this article we look at the downside to standard paints and list the eco paint brands available in Ireland and the UK. Some are quite expensive but others compare very favourably with […] Eco & Natural Paint (2021) — living lightly in ireland Continue reading Eco & Natural Paint (2021) — living lightly in ireland

Sustainable Alcohol Brands 2021 — living lightly in ireland

Does alcohol damage the planet? Well, currently the answer to that question is yes, but then practically everything that us humans do does. But it doesn’t have to be as damaging and there are some excellent sustainable alcohol brands out there doing an excellent of changing the status quo. Nothing mentioned in this article has […] Sustainable Alcohol Brands 2021 — living lightly in ireland Continue reading Sustainable Alcohol Brands 2021 — living lightly in ireland

Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

In light of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions I thought an article on eco holiday day-trips was timely. I’ve previously written about having a Sustainable Day out in Dublin city, but now I’m going further afield to looking at eco tourism attractions around the rest of the county and country. Nothing mentioned in this article […] Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland Continue reading Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland