Greenwashing

Sustainability is about something you can keep doing. The onus is not just on you as an individual or a family.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

So many people recycle, and in some ways get it wrong. Simple things like putting the wrong type of plastic into the recycling. Or leaving the lids on bottles (two different plastics and a lot of places don’t recycle the lids). Soft plastics like polystyrene cannot be recycled.

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The depressing reality of it all.

Every Sunday we do our ‘weekly shop’. I hate grocery shopping. But we have a routine and a trench worn around Aldi and Dunnes where we pick the same things up each week. We generally don’t keep or ask for receipts but this weekend I did. I wanted to see how much of what we […]

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How deep is too deep…

Sexual innuendos aside when taking on the Avocado Problem we have been caught short on a lot of things we take for granted. Tea and coffee being the big ones. We drink Barry’s Tea, which is blended here in Cork City, and I also drink a brand of Italian coffee. However they don’t grow the […]

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