Being eco-friendly isn't always easy. But with a little help from technology we can make small improvements everyday, and we all know, it's the little things that can make the biggest difference. Here are 5 apps that can make a huge difference to creating a more sustainable life - and they happen to be free, … Continue reading 5 apps that can help you live a more sustainable life (and they’re free!)
Let's face it, more often than not being environmentally friendly is difficult. It is time consuming and sometimes confusing. One minute we are told not to use plastic shopping bags, then the next we are told that the cotton ones we have rushed out and bought thinking we were doing the right thing are in … Continue reading Saving our planet: it’s the little changes that can make a huge difference.
Travelling opens the mind and opens the heart. But as you rack up the air-miles exploring this beautiful planet you also create a massive carbon footprint. So what can we eco-conscious travellers do to lessen the impact? Aside from choosing airlines that offset their carbon footprint, we can make little changes that really will make … Continue reading 5 tips for easy sustainable travel
When I told my 17 year old son I was going to have a go at forest bathing, he rolled his eyeballs, whilst simultaneously raising his brows and shaking his head, with a look of complete horror spread across his face. “Mum!” he moaned “you’re so weird! Why the hell would you want to strip … Continue reading Forest Bathing – what’s it all about?
It was a heartwarming sight to see over 100 Teignmouth residents out in force tonight to oppose the dumping of marine silt and sludge from Exmouth marina. The Teignmouth Post and BBC Spotlight were present to record the event. Super banners were being brandished with slogans such as 'we begrudge the sludge' to 'save our … Continue reading Protest: Teignmouth begrudges the sludge.
If you haven't seen the front page of today's Teignmouth Post, it's about the black sludge from Exmouth. Tonnes of it are going to be deposited at Sprey Point for the next 10 years. As I outlined in yesterday's blog, the impact to the environment and tourism is vast. There is a campaign to block … Continue reading Teignmouth, say ‘NO’!