Eco Friendly Living Tips

  • Top Tips for Recycle Week 2020

    What is Recycle Week? Recycle Week is a UK based event run by WRAP from September 21st-27th 2020 which celebrates and promotes recycling. The Recyc...
  • Starting University - Tips from a Recent Graduate

    Starting university is an exciting (if slightly stressful) time which often includes leaving home, possibly moving to a new city and gaining indepe...
  • How to do Oxfam's Second Hand September?

    As the founder of an eco friendly products and gifts business, I am passionate about doing everything I can to benefit the environment and promote ...
  • Top Tips for a great Staycation

    Having had my holiday cancelled this year and instead opted for a break in the Scottish highlands in a staycation, I have discovered the benefits o...
  • 50 Eco Friendly Living Tips for Students

    As a student, you are probably worried about the environment and want to do your bit to prevent climate change. But, being a student is expensive ...
  • How to Choose the Perfect Exam Results Present?

    Despite the 2020 exam diet being cancelled across Scotland and the UK due to coronavirus, students will still receive recognition for their hard wo...
  • How To Do Plastic Free July

    For the last couple of years, as I have become more aware of the growing problem of plastic pollution, I have been trying to reduce the plastic I ...
  • A Guide to Ethical Jewellery

    Just over a year ago, Stacy Dooley released her BBC documentary: Fashion's Dirty Secrets. Whilst I was already aware of fast fashion being problema...
  • Behind the Scenes of a Sustainable Scottish Shop

    SUSTAINER CONTAINER is a local business and is currently a one-woman-band, run by me, Maya. My sustainable gift shop is based between the cities of...
  • Recycled Craft- Candles Using Old Candle Wax

    By Maya Looking for a way to use up the annoying bit of wax that is left at the end of a candle? Instead of wasting, reuse the wax by melting to cr...
  • Homemade Vegan Granola Recipe

    Granola is easy enough to buy in the shops but it is expensive and often loaded with refined sugar. Making this yourself is a much healthier alternative that works out cheaper in the long run and also means you can dd whatever you like into the mix!
  • Easy DIY Bunting Decor

    This eco-friendly bunting uses recycled materials and can be used to decorate for a party or special occasion, or simply to spruce up your home all year round.