The Eco Journal

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...
Brand Spotlight - Kleensoaps - Soap On A Rope
Kleensoaps are a Kent based business who produce the most amazing soap on a rope range, they believe in taking a natural and planet-kind approach to skincare. Jutta Klee is the inspirational founder of Kleensoaps and created the range out of...
Plastic Free July Week 4 - Your guide To Plastic Free On The Go
It's the final week! I could sit here and say going plastic free is easy peasy but I'd be lying. In the world we live in it's hard going to avoid all plastic, no matter how hard we try, but...
Plastic Free July Week 3 - Your Guide To A Plastic Free Bathroom
Woah, we're half way there..... week 3 of plastic free July already! Well done to those sticking with it cutting down on single use plastic. It's been a positive week here with life much more settled and back in a...
Plastic Free July week 2 - Your guide to a plastic free kitchen
So here we are at week 2, and I won't lie this week has been testing for me. I've been horrifically busy and honestly, an easy life has felt like the way forward a lot of the time. That said,...
Plastic Free July Week 1 - Your guide to plastic free skincare
It's begun! The month where we try to cut out single use plastic! As you may have read in our previous post,  we're breaking the month into different areas so you can identify the easiest swaps.  Plastic Free July Week 1 15%...
Getting ready for Plastic Free July 2021
What is Plastic Free July?  Plastic Free July was introduced in 2011 and is now an annual month long event which is now one of the most influential environmental campaigns with millions around the world striving to reduce their plastic...
How you can save money buying reusable sustainable products
We all know that natural, reusable and sustainable products are awesome for the planet, that's why you're reading an eco blog right now, but eco friendly products are often misrepresented as being expensive alternatives to our traditional products.  In truth...
How we plant trees to offset our carbon emissions and how you can too
Every species of tree around the world plays an important part in our eco-system not least due to the sheer amount of animals who make them their home and use them as a food source but trees are also the...
Eco friendly gifts for men
Do you always struggle to know what to buy for the special man in your life? It's a problem I encounter at every special occasion from knowing what to buy for my brother's birthday, choosing the perfect Christmas gifts for...
Introducing Eco Friendly Brand - BeeBee and Leaf
BeeBee and leaf wraps are a huge favourite among The Ideal Sunday Team and if you read our blogs regularly you'll know we often shout quite loudly about them. As much as we'd love you to buy some from us...
Shellebrating World Turtle Day
World Turtle day was founded by American Tortoise in 2000 As most of you will know, some of the world's most endangered species are Chelonia (turtles and tortoises to you and I). A lack of understanding, increased fishing, pollution, habitat...
Taking Care Of Ourselves This Mental Health Awareness Week
During the pandemic it's become more apparent than ever that we need to look after our mental health just as much as our physical health. If we have a pain we're quick to recognise and take care of it, but...
7 Sustainable alternatives to tin foil
More often than not we asked to recommend eco friendly alternative products to traditional and convenient items, one of these being tin foil. In years gone by we've gotten used to reaching for the foil when we need to wrap...
Introducing Eco Friendly Brand - Eco Living
As a distributor and manufacturer of sustainable and zero waste products, Eco Living are committed to doing the least harm to the environment. The eco friendly company is carbon neutral and also plant trees through Eden Reforestation Projects for the purpose...
8 Awesome Eco Friendly Kids Activities
Those of you with children will probably know that they're like little sponges when it comes to learning about new things, especially when learning is fun and they can relate what they're learning to things they do in everyday life. By...