A little eco-blog roll with a wide range of themes. Anyone is welcome to contribute an article (this is a community site after all 🙂 ) so if you would like to write a piece for the blog, just get scribing then send it to us, or give us a call to chat about your idea. Be careful though, we are a fussy bunch and only the good ones will make it!

Make a Clothing Pledge

Clothing PledgeTextile production is a major contributor to climate change. It produces an estimated 1.2 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2e) per year – more than international flights and maritime shipping combined. If fashion continues on its current path, it...

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Growing Food at Home with a DIY Planter

Now you’ve got your planter, the next step is deciding what to grow! When I built my first planter, I thought it was a great idea to plant a packet of kale seeds, despite the fact kale is one of...

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Tips for Going Vegan

Tips for Going Vegan by Emma Kapusniak, OPFV Volunteer If you’ve reached this page it’s probably because you’ve heard going vegan is good for you or good for the environment or both. You’re obviously right. Every time you have a...

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Foraging

Foraging by Sarah Cameron, OPFV Volunteer The sun beats on my back and the smell of coconut fills the air. I’m picking gorse in a field near my house, plucking bright yellow flowers from inch-long thorns and dropping them, one...

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