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  • 4Ocean will reach its one millionth pound of trash pulled from the ocean and coastlines on July 20, 2018. Launched in January 2017, 4Ocean global cleanups are funded entirely through the sale of sustainability products with every item purchased supporting the removal of one pound of trash from the ocean. The company is building the first economy for ocean plastic and creating a cleaner, more sustainable future for the ocean. (PRNewsfoto/4Ocean)

    Saving the oceans – one plastic bracelet at a time

    Oceans are drowning in plastic Do you know how much plastic waste is in our oceans? More than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped into our oceans every year. The big cleanup 4Ocean bracelets are made of recycled materials. That’s great in itself but it gets even better: for every bracelet sold 1 pound (0.5…

  • 6 Ways You Can Save Energy This Summer

      Save more energy this summer with these simple tricks:   A/C Have your air conditioner serviced at the beginning of summer (or if you have an older model upgrade to a more energy efficient one). Make sure to clean filters regularly. Turn off your aircon before you leave the house or at the very…

  • Saving energy: 8 tips to lower your bill

    Save energy at home Saving energy can be so easy. Have a look at the infographic below. Incorportating just a few simple energy saving tricks in your home may make quite the differnce to your electricity bill.   Source: temporarypowersolutionsuk and Visualistan Find more energy saving tips check out the 5 energy saving tips for your home blog post.…

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    6 ways to shop more sustainably

    Sustainable shopping does not need to be complicated. If you take into account just a few things, you can reduce your ecological footprint significantly: Regional Support local farmers and reduce your carbon footprint! Seasonsal Seasonal produce tastes much better and contains more vitamins than vegetables from energy-intensive glasshouse production. Organic Organic products are subject to…

  • Zero waste? Yes please!

    Bea Johnson, the queen mother of the zero waste movement, has been saying no to trash for the better part of a decade. She lives by the priciple of the 5Rs: Refuse Reduce Reuse Recycle Rot   1 mason jar, 4 people, 365 days worth of trash This way Bea’s family of four produces very…

  • 5 ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR YOUR HOME

    Save energy around the house with these five simple tips: Yes, it’s that easy. With a few simple changes you can cut your energy bill and help save the planet.