Clothing

The fashion industry accounts for around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions per year. Cheap fabrics like polyester, nylon, polyamide and acrylic fibres omit tiny pollutants into our water systems both during manufacture and washing too! We should therefore be looking at whether we really do need that new dress, top, suit, or fleece and…

Food wrapped in plastic

Is it necessary?
Plastic packaging is used in the food supply chain because it supports the safe distribution of food
over long distances and minimises food waste by keeping food fresh for longer.
However has this just become an industry habit and can they reduce the amount they use, change their practices or use an alternative?
If you…

refilling jars

Whilst some brands are offering refill options or more eco-friendly packaging, many aren’t.

If you want to reduce the amount of plastic you buy, then seek out a retailer that offers refills.
Maya’s Refillables in Wokingham Market is just that. A refillable station where you can refill existing containers…