The Eco Journal

Your Guide To Eating More Sustainably In 2022
Whether you're knee-deep in Veganuary or dipping your toes into eating a more sustainable diet, you're here because you want to eat less meat and lessen your impact on the planet. If you've looked at going meat-free it can often...
Brand Focus - Skin and Tonic
If you're a regular reader our blogs you'll know we love nothing more than shouting out our supplier brands because we really do love their products, the ethics, eco-credentials and individual stories, it's why we choose to work with a...
Eco Friendly Christmas Gift Wrapping Guide 2021
As we know Christmas and especially gift wrapping can be extremely wasteful. Most traditional wrapping paper can't be recycled due to dyes, glitters and coatings that may be on it. Swapping traditional, single use wrapping paper and gift bags to...
Wireless Magnetic Chargers Made From Plastic Waste
On my desk right now sit 4 different changers for various devices I use throughout the day, mobile phone, smart watch, laptop and ear buds case, all with various connectors to fit different devices but all with one thing in...
Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts To Suit Every Budget
It's a time of indulgence and excess and it's just around the corner so how can we still give loved ones the perfect gift this festive season without harming our planet or bank balance and reduce waste? Our eco friendly...
7 Eco Friendly Christmas Decoration ideas
With only 1 month until the big day, no doubt your thoughts will be firmly set on decorating your home ready to welcome friends, family and indeed the man himself on Christmas Eve. The trees, wreaths, candles and twinkly lights...
Why Our Oceans Are Under Threat And What You Can Do To Help Them
Our oceans are delicate systems that underpin all of life on Earth. They're facing increasing threats from overfishing, climate change, plastic, pollution and development. The good news is it’s not too late to act, there are things we can all do...
7 Apps To Download Today For A More Sustainable Lifestyle
Like it or loath it, our phones are never far from reach these days so why not incorporate them into our quest for a more sustainable lifestyle? We've rounded up 7 of the best sustainability apps to download now.  Treekly ...
What Is COP 26 And Why Is It So Important?
Unless you've been hibernating under your duvet with no contact with the outside world, you'll no doubt have heard something about COP 26 in the last week or so. If you're still left wondering what COP 26 is exactly it's...
7 Of The Best Eco Friendly Cleaning Products
One of the easiest areas to make eco friendly swaps is in your daily cleaning products. Traditional cleaning products are not only highly likely to come in plastic bottles, they can contain ingredients that have be proven to harm the...
Eco Friendly Halloween - 6 Ways To A Sustainable Halloween Celebration
Halloween will soon be upon us and with Covid restrictions lifted children across the land are chopping at the bit to get dressed up and once more ring those doorbells shouting "Trick or Treat" in the hopes of receiving sweet...
56 Easy Eco Friendly Swaps For a More Sustainable Lifestyle
You’ve probably landed here a) because you asked Google something like “How can I be more eco friendly?” or b) because you already follow a somewhat sustainable lifestyle and want to know where you can make more swaps in your...
Eco Friendly Weddings 7 Ways To Make Your Day More Sustainable
Weddings are back and while we're more than ready to let our hair down and put our dancing shoes on, we've got to admit that weddings can be wasteful as well as costing a fortune. The travel, the invites, decor...
Brand Focus - Kind Bag
As an eco friendly member of the planet, you most likely own tonnes of reusable bags however Kind Bags are reusable bags with a difference. That being their brand story, values and mission to be Kind to the planet. They...
Eco Friendly Travel - Top Tips To More Environmentally Friendly Travel
As the world begins to open up again we're of course chomping at the bit to spread our wings again and enjoy those heady holiday days, however, during times of lockdowns and restrictions we realised he extent of the damage...
World Electric Vehicle Day - The Benefits Of Electric cars
Electric vehicles were once thought of as a fad, mostly due to their range in the early days but they've stuck around and evolved almost on a daily basis and are now more popular than ever. With increased range, better...
Brand Spotlight - The Natural Deodorant Co.
As we welcome one of our newest brands to The Ideal Sunday we tell you why we’ve chosen to work with eco friendly company, what makes their products great and take a look at their brand values. Welcome, The Natural...
Eco Friendly Period Products
Sanitary products are the fifth most common type of plastic found on Europe's beaches. The women's environmental network estimates "that are around 9 plastic applicators and 23 sanitary towels for every one kilometre of a beach in the UK, with...
6 Steps to sustainable fashion
One of the less obvious areas to live a more sustainable lifestyle lies within your wardrobe. Sustainable fashion is thankfully becoming more popular and brands are facing increasing pressure to conform to more eco-friendly values.  What is sustainable fashion?  "In...
Cheap eco friendly activities that don't cost the earth
With the summer holidays in full swing it's becoming harder to keep the kids entertained whilst keeping the cost down. Our blog this week takes a look at affordable eco friendly kids activities to keep them busy. Leaf printing This...
Reusable Safety Razor - How To Use Them And The Benefits Of Switching
One of our most popular products - and a firm favourite of The Ideal Sunday team - is our Stainless Steel Reusable Safety Razor. Their longevity and ability to give a super close shave are just some of the reasons...