Well-being

The 4 day week – Good for people and the planet

What’s Going On Here? Experts are reporting that a 4 day week will benefit society, the economy, our health and would massively reduce our carbon footprint (by almost a third). Oh and we’d have another day to chillax… What Does This Mean? The 4 day week campaign aims for a society where health and well-being come first. Taking more time to complete activities that…

Crazy, dirty hippies? Why not washing is becoming more mainstream

What’s Going On Here? A growing number of people are going without soap and shampoo and relying on bacteria to prevent themselves from going stinky. What Does This Mean? “Not washing” doesn’t actually mean that you stop rinsing off dirt or washing your hands with soap (unlike this guy ????). The phrase refers to those who choose to ditch traditional soaps and shampoos for a more…

The Resomator – how the funeral market is tackling climate change

What’s Going On Here? Ever thought of your environmental impact after you die? In an industry increasingly damaging to the environment, it seems that some in the funeral market have! Leeds-based company Resomation have developed a more environmentally friendly way to be laid to rest: the Resomator. What Does This Mean? The Resomator facilitates a process called ‘water cremation’, where the body is placed in…

Growing concerns for the planet causing eco-anxiety

What’s Going On Here? Experts are reporting an increase in the number of people suffering from anxiety relating to climate change. Things may feel overwhelming but don’t worry, you’re not alone! What Is Eco-Anxiety? Does your heartbeat shoot up when you see someone throw a plastic bottle into the bin? Does the sound of an idling engine stop you from sleeping? Do you…