Eco Journal

14 Essential Oils and What Makes Them Great.
Essential oils are widely available and far more popular now than ever, but just what do we know about these brilliant little bottles oil and what makes them so fabulous? We'll get to that but first it's important to remember...
The rise of the Zero Waste Shop
Walk down most UK high streets these days and chances are you'll happen across a zero waste shop. Exactly numbers aren't known but it's estimated that there are currently over 200 of these eco friendly stores scattered in cities, towns...
17 Easy Ways To Live A More Eco Friendly Lifestyle
What does living an eco friendly lifestyle actually mean?  When talking about living an eco friendly lifestyle it basically means, making small changes to our everyday lives in order to be less harmful to the environment. Living a greener lifestyle...
Introducing Eco Friendly Brand - UpCircle
Eco friendly skin care brand, UpCircle is a firm favourite with our customers (and us) for eco beauty and it's easy to see why. Find out what makes UpCircle and awesome eco friendly brand. 
Beginner's Guide to Composting At Home
What are the eco benefits of composting at home?  It’s easy to imagine huge, smelly heaps of decomposing food scraps and garden waste when you think of compost. Traditionally it would only be keen gardeners and those with allotments that...
It's Our First Birthday And We're Celebrating!
To say thank you for all of your support over the past year we'd like to offer you 15% off everything! There’s no doubt, our first year has been a rollercoaster! More challenging and more rewarding than we could’ve imagined. It's...
Eco Friendly Mother's Day Gift Guide 2021
This year Mother's day falls on 14th March so there's still plenty of time to get something super special for your mum and we've outlined some ways you can do that in an eco-friendly way and some of them won't...
The Best Eco Friendly Blogs and Why You Should be Following Them
With eco friendly lifestyles and sustainability becoming ever more popular as people become more aware of the issues affecting our planet, the information out there is becoming a lot more readily available, which is great but finding an eco friendly...
Eco-friendly Valentine's day gift guide
Ah Valentine's day. The most romantic day of the year, a chance to shower loved ones with special gifts and exchange sweet notes to tell them just how much they're loved. This once sweet tradition consisting of small tokens of...
Introducing Eco-Friendly Brand - Ocean Bottle
Every month we take a look at one of the eco-friendly brands we choose to stock and explain why. This month we introduce you to Ocean Bottle. In Ocean Bottle's latest ad campaign they state "Oh good. Another overpriced water...
The Ideal Way To Eco Friendly Shopping
Welcome eco friendly shoppers. If you've already taken a wander around our site you'll have noticed the Product Value Icons scattered across the homepage and product pages. We put these icons on the site so that no matter what your chosen...
Happy 18th Birthday Greta Thunberg
As Greta Thunberg turned 18 this week it has reminded us of just how much incredible work this amazing young woman has done in such a short time and at an age where most of her peers are hanging out...
Sustainable New Year's Resolutions for 2021
New year's resolutions are notoriously difficult to sustain for the entire year. We set them with the best of intentions but usually by February we've forgotten all about them and slipped back into old habits. This is usually because we...
Introducing Eco-friendly brand - Zero Waste Path
Zero Waste Path is a UK eco-friendly company who truly care about the planet, the eco friendly products they make and processes they use to produce these products. They create beautiful natural body care products that are sustainable throughout their entire journey...
Eco-friendly Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas, Tips and Tricks
7 Alternative Eco-friendly Wrapping Ideas For Stunning and Unique Gifts this Christmas.  Eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas are becoming more and more popular in the UK as more of us strive to live a greener lifestyle all year round. Whilst traditional...
30 Eco-Friendly Products - The Best Sustainable Alternatives For Zero Waste Living
Welcome to The Ideal Sunday. We're a small business guided by two core values: We are Awesome and Eco-friendly by name and by nature. We’re not about rapid, radical change, because we don’t think it’s a sustainable solution. Instead we champion the...
6 Alternatives to cling film that will help you store food like a pro and cut down on waste
I don’t know about you but I hate opening the fridge, looking forward to enjoying some left-overs or adding that half avocado to a salad and seeing that it’s gone off. Firstly, the food is delicious and I want to...
Reintroducing The Ideal Sunday
We're back! You may have noticed we’ve been a little quiet for the last couple of months. We’ve been busy working hard on a brand new website to make it even easier to find the awesome and eco-friendly products you’re looking...
Planning for Plastic Free July 2020
Plastic Free July is a global movement made up of millions of people, like you, to encourage the reduction of single-use plastics. The challenge is to eliminate the use of at least one type of single-use plastic for the month of July....
The 5 R's of Zero Waste Living
Zero waste living sounds pretty intimidating, doesn't it... But in truth, a lot of us are doing some of the work already. If you're a conscious purchaser, and you try and put your money where your mouth is, you're probably half...
All about our 2 in 1 Shampoo Bars
Why use shampoo bars? Most shampoos these days contain a high amount of synthetic chemicals like SLS and parabens which make the shampoo foam and extend it's shelf life. These cannot be broken down by our bodies and can actually have some...