blue cloth wiping timber

The Misconception Of Microfibre

Microfibre has been touted as a miracle fibre, used for everything from cleaning cloths and mops to socks, trousers and polar fleece. However it’s it’s not as miraculous as it first seems; microfibres are extruded from polyesters and polyamides which are made from petrochemicals making them a nonrenewable resource, they also do not biodegrade and are generally unable to be …

boys and girls pink and blue plastic crocs on sunny beach

Keep away, crock Crocs

I’m not a fan at all of the multi-coloured foam resin shoes that are no doubt filling up landfills and adding to ocean pollution worldwide since their launch in 2002. However, I’m even more concerned about the plastic knock-offs that can contain a frightening number of carcinogenic substances such as solvents, heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic carbons that can be absorbed through your feet …

coloured plastic straws

Hold the straw

Personally, I like drinking out of a straw, it just makes the drink more fun. But few of us realise that those straws are tremendous source of pollution; with the equivalent of 125 school buses being filled daily with trashed straws in the USA alone. So it’s probably a good idea to do away with the straw next time we …