How to Avoid Buying Stuff in 2019

I’m famous! Well not quite. To be more accurate my black bin waste is. On Monday the 14th of Jan Claire Byrne Live, a current affairs programme on our national channel RTE, did a segment on waste reduction and my wee bag of black-bin waste was held up for all to see.¬† I also got […]

Sustainable Living is not an ‘Either Or’ Game

I’ve noticed a trend when it comes to movements. First a kernel of an idea germinates in the brain of a progressive thinker, it spreads within their sphere of influence, then crosses over to separate but like-minded groups, it starts to garner interest on social media, it gains traction and the explodes filling newspapers, airwaves […]

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. […]

Eco Foklore, Greenwashing and Misunderstandings – updated 4th Feb 2019

I’ve been writing this blog for over 2 years ago and in that time I’ve learned a lot about the difference between the theory of sustainable living and the reality. In our increasingly interconnected world nothing is straightforward and the distance between us and the nexus of events makes it so distinguish truth from spin. […]