What to consider when you’re buying second hand

Second hand can be the treasure of all treasures and a true eye-opener for many in different ways. I think it’s great that people get to see that you’re actually able to get a lot of nice, good-quality stuff second hand because I feel like there’s this image that in these shops, you’ll only find…

7 cheap and simple ways to live greener

I have been trying to live more sustainably for several years and while I haven’t quite figured out everything, I have managed to identify some things that have helped me a lot on my sustainability journey. Today, I want to share those tips with you in the hopes that you’ll benefit from them too! Invest…

6 unsustainable mistakes people make when going green

Sometimes, we have all the good intentions in the world and invest a lot of money in things that we think may help us live more sustainably. But in some cases, it doesn’t work out quite as planned. The reasons for this can be many but in the research I’ve done for my university degree,…

Things I wish I knew before going vegan

Like many things in life, making the decision to go vegan is not always easy but it can be made easier if you’re a little bit prepared. In this post, I’ve listed a few things I wish I knew before going vegan. Hopefully, these things will help you be a little bit more prepared for…

My vegan journey

I went back and forth between being vegetarian and pescatarian for a couple of years prior to going vegan but what tipped the scales for me was a book: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safron Foer. This book made me rethink the way I viewed animals as foods but it didn’t immediately make me go vegan….

5 tips to incorporate local, seasonal foods in your diet

When you live in Sweden and you don’t have much but potatoes and carrots around, you get bored. I am the first to admit that living entirely without imported foods can’t be fun and sometimes, I wish I lived in a warmer climate where I could eat fruit like kiwi, mango and pineapple to my…

10 simple, cheap and fun ways to save plastic

Saving plastic by avoiding packaging where it is possible is probably one of the easier ways of having a positive impact on the environment. It is estimated that 8 million metric tons of plastic end up in the ocean every year, which according to Ocean Conservancy, is like dumping a truck-full of garbage into the…