Sustainable Ethical Interiors – Living Room

I struggled with how to write post on interiors. Whenever I write a post on where to buy things I worry that I’m just contributing to our epidemic of shopping porn. Then my brain argues that by emulating mainstream ‘buy me’ blogs I will reach a wider audience and be more successful in enticing some […]

Sustainable Furniture by Quirkistuff

  I used to have my own interior architectural business, way back in boom time Ireland. I love design, I love problem solving and I love creating joyful spaces. I didn’t love shoddy workmanship and clients who felt that paying was an optional extra! I found interior architecture in Ireland to be less about delivering […]

Easy Sustainable Switches

Routine enables us to breeze through our days with very little effort and thought. This might sound like a bag thing but without it we’d waste time over daily deliberations on when to have our first coffee, where to have our first coffee, how to have our first coffee. What a waste of brain power. […]

A Guide to Composting & Composters – Updated 10th Sept 2018

Composting is so easy peasy it’s a shame that more people don’t do it. It can also save you a fortune in waste charges and in garden compost. It’s also the only zero-waste way to get peat-free compost. That said a recent research paper found concerning evidence about methane created by home composters. Methane is said […]

Ethical Sustainable Business – Fair Threads

I’m starting to hear about more and more eco businesses in Ireland, which is such a great development. I appreciate that the cornerstone of zero waste is shunning new purchases where possible but sometimes we need to replace those essentials and if we can buy from a company that is doing their bit to ensure […]