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“[…] sustainability is something that improves “the quality of human life while living within the carrying capacity of supporting eco-systems”

Wikipedia
  • Greenwashing
    Sustainability is about something you can keep doing. The onus is not just on you as an individual or a family.
  • 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.
  • 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 … Read more