Before I converted to Sustainabilisim (worshippers welcome!) I absentmindedly over consumed, ate meat daily and understood little about the hazardous effects of disposable plastics. I was also ill informed of the nasty ingredients found in every day cosmetics. As a child I remember my uncle taking part in a televised Eco-warrior project and as I was … Continue reading Deo-lemma
If you have read some of the earlier articles you will probably know we are big fans of shampoo bars here at Seastainability! What's not to love? They're long lasting, great value, plastic packaging free and really easy to travel with (no more spillages or 100ml container restrictions!) I am trying to ease myself into … Continue reading Which Shampoo Bar?
Have you ever heard of the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’?! No, neither had I until my local coffee retailer BaristaBike told me about it as I was getting a refill for my KeepCup. Following a bit of background reading I was enlightened to discover that the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ itself is a bit of … Continue reading The ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’
Estuaries are river mouths that reach the sea. They are embayments that experience reduced salinities due to the influence of the flowing fresh river water into the area. The area usually has extensive mudflats or sand flats at low tide, with a build up of silt from the river. This silt is as a result … Continue reading ESTUARIES
Ireland is on the edge of Europe, it is stationed on the Atlantic fringe and this makes it a pivotal location for climate research, as it is a location that can be used for both research on ocean climate change theories and hypothese testing along with solar-mediated (sun changes) hypothese trials. However, investigating how climate … Continue reading Irish marine and coastal habitats intro
How many pairs of jeans do you have in your wardrobe? How often do you wear them and are you washing them after only a days use? How much did they cost and how long do you expect to wear them for? What will you do with them when they are no longer fit for … Continue reading Closing the Loop on Denims Lifecycle
On my mission to reducing my plastic footprint I have been using solid shampoo and conditioner bars for over a year now and have avoided approx. 40 plastic bottles since (I was a heavy user!). I have more recently switched shower gels for quality palm oil free soaps or my own home made body scrubs. … Continue reading The ‘Natural Cosmetics’ aisle
Whilst writing the latest article 72 hours in LA I contacted the Orlando Lifestyle Hotel not only to credit them on a wonderful stay but to also give them feedback on how my stay could have been a little less impactful on the environment. The usual card was left on the bed kindly asking to help reduce the consumption … Continue reading Clean the World