For anyone who knows me you'll know I'm not one for extreme lifestyle changing challenges. I don't like New Years resolutions and I didn't do Veganuary. I'm not an Eco Hero, I'm just a regular person in society exploring ways to live my life more sustainably. This morning as I stared at the sandy base … Continue reading The 10 day Eco-Challenge
After four years of fashion design study and 10 years working in the garment industry my relationship with textiles has gone thorough swings and roundabouts. I was never a serial shopper (I did enough of that in my day jobs), but I was a mass producer; feeding a market with seasonal ranges of clothing; many … Continue reading Good, Fast and Cheap – Textiles, Consumerism and the Environment
This week saw the publication of a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (ICPP) entitled “Global Warming of 1.5°C”, the most significant warning about the impact of climate change in 20 years. The report highlights a number of climate change impacts that could be avoided by limiting global warming to 1.5°C compared … Continue reading How does Ireland Stack up in the Fight against Global Climate Change?