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TheNatureWave | #SmallChangesSunday

TheNatureWave | #SmallChangesSunday

#smallchangessunday
  #SmallChangesSunday features a guest spot in the form of a local producer or sustainability hero, bestowing handy reuse tips, mindful changes in perspective, or how to make steps towards being more sustainable.     This Small Changes Sunday post is by Jen from thenaturewave.ie whose ethos is all about connecting with ourselves in order to realign with nature. And how this can bring you full circle and guide you on your true path.   JEN: From a young age I felt so connected to nature and I was deeply impacted when I came to learn about the reality of the mistreatment and ill health of the environment. I remember being 8 years old when I first heard about climate change and I had to take a day off school…
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Reuse tips with Alice | #SmallChangesSunday

Reuse tips with Alice | #SmallChangesSunday

#smallchangessunday, Eco-Friendly, Things To Do At Home
  #SmallChangesSunday features a guest spot in the form of a local producer or sustainability hero, bestowing handy reuse tips, mindful changes in perspective, or how to make steps towards being more sustainable.   This #smallchangessunday post is with our own Alice from our Inchicore store. Every time I visit the D8 shop Alice is very creatively reusing something, and she had so much to share her tips really deserved a whole blog post... ALICE: "Re-using/Repurposing items has always been a part of my life, but has become a bigger part in the past few years since I decided to try to live a more sustainable/zero waste life. Growing up, my parents always found ways to re-use items about the house whenever they could, and found some great pieces of…
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Easy Vegan Stir Fry

Easy Vegan Stir Fry

Recipes
Easy Vegan Stirfry For those days where you've had too many zoom calls but the thought of another takeaway doesn't inspire your taste buds or your wallet. This easy vegan stir fry is protein and veggie packed - and if you're a spice fiend like me it's HOT.   RECIPE - ingredients not approx, use what you think you need for your own appetite/family! Substitute whatever veggies you have/prefer.   Ingredients 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 medium sized onion. diced. 1 clove garlic. diced. thumb size of ginger root sliced thin and long 1-2 (or 3/4) chilies (diced) depending on taste or none at all if that's not your thing 1-2 peppers depending on portions 1-2 carrots depending on size. sliced long and thin. cup of mushrooms. thinly sliced. a…
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Plastic-Free July: Reduce, Reuse, Relove!

Plastic-Free July: Reduce, Reuse, Relove!

Eco-Friendly
Plastic-Free July 2020 There's no contesting that reusing is the best option to reduce waste, especially when it comes to reducing plastic. In this post we'll highlight some of the ways we can help you to reuse. Although we are a shop and we do sell reusable items, we'd prefer if you bought less and reused what you already have - crazy business acumen altogether, we know. (more…)
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Things To Do While Social Distancing 1: GROW.

Things To Do While Social Distancing 1: GROW.

Things To Do At Home
  Things To Do While Social Distancing 1.   So, most of us realise by now that Corvid-19 is a very real threat to the people we love. This is our world for the next while now. In order to protect ourselves and others we need to practice safe social distancing. When you *need* to leave the house to go to work or to buy essentials, keep your hands clean, keep them off your face, and keep a safe distance of 2 metres from others.  This is all extremely necessary but it's also extremely morbid if it's all you're thinking about. So it's good to practice and plan wholesome and healthy activities to keep you physically and mentally strong. Over the next while your friendly local wholefoods store will be…
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