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  • Five Positive News Stories to make you smile this Monday!
    Happy news stories are posted on @ecowithnico and @consciouslyelle Instagram accounts every Monday morning – follow us to keep up to date with all going on in the world! This week: September 20th 2021 Happy story #1 Regeneration at the Great Barrier Reef! With no tourists around, Australian scuba tour operators planted more than 1,000 …
  • Six Positive News Stories to make you smile this Monday – Grab your coffee and give these a read!
    Happy news stories are posted on @ecowithnico and @consciouslyelle Instagram accounts every Monday morning – follow us to keep up to date with all going on in the world! This week: September 13th 2021 Happy story #1 The UK is banning all shark fin products! Campaigners have happily welcomed the UK’s formal announcement that from …
  • Nine tips on how to thrift like a boss
    Before you go: Write down a list of what items you want to pick up Thrifting will mean the exact thing may not be there, but something similar might – so have an idea of the kind of thing you are looking for. Have a look through your own wardrobe  To check you haven’t forgotten …
  • Five Happy Eco News Stories to make you smile this Monday!
    Happy news stories are posted on @ecowithnico and @consciouslyelle Instagram accounts every Monday morning – follow us to keep up to date with all going on in the world! This week: September 6th 2021 Happy story #1 A Boston hospital has built an organic farm on its roof that provides 6000 tonnes of veggies every …
  • Micro-plastics are a MACRO problem
    What are micro-plastics? As we know, plastic takes hundreds of years to break down. It is rather crazy to think that every plastic toothbrush that we have had since we were children, still exists somewhere in the world. How to spot micro-plastics? Well, officially they are defined as plastics less than five millimetres (0.2 inches) …
  • Fast fashion & waste – how bad is it?
    Firstly, lets define fast fashion: “Inexpensive clothing produced rapidly by mass-market retailers in response to the latest trends.” (Dictionary online definition) Every year, we collectively purchase around 80 billion pieces of new clothing globally. A McKinsey and Company study found that fashion consumption increased by 60% between 2000 and 2014 alone. These statistics are staggering. This does not include production, …