Creating magic with the Aviva Community Fund

(Advertisement feature with the Aviva Community Fund.) What value do you put on food that others throw away? Roughly a third of all food produced for human consumption worldwide goes to waste. That’s roughly 1.3 billion tonnes (view source). The water required to produce all of this waste food is also going to waste, not … More Creating magic with the Aviva Community Fund

The wind has changed

The last four years have been pretty epic since I quit my job to embark on self-employed life. I’ve had opportunities I never imagined and I’ve learned so much about upcycling and blogging I couldn’t even begin to write it all down. I’ve presented furniture paint videos, given talks on blogging, won an award for … More The wind has changed

10 sustainable things you didn’t know about IKEA

IKEA is probably best known for it’s flat-pack furniture and meatballs, it’s not necessarily known for sustainability and social responsibilities. As such a huge business it can’t really be anything but socially responsible. I feel they are one of the big players that has a duty to set the standard really. It’s not very IKEA … More 10 sustainable things you didn’t know about IKEA