Category Archives: Sustainability

Guest Blog: How To Have A Sustainable Wedding

A person’s wedding day should be the happiest day of their life – and we’re not here to ruin that for you. We all know weddings carry huge monetary costs, but very few people consider the environmental costs of a wedding. A recent study of the environmental cost of Irish weddings was a real eye-opener […]

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My Top 6 Eco-Changes at Home for Sustainable Living

Plastic Free July has officially come to a close. Last month saw people from all over the world make a conscious effort to reduce their use of plastic products. Social media was awash with #plasticfreejuly highlighting the efforts of individuals worldwide in their move away from single-use plastic. So what happens now? How do we keep […]

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The Problem of Plastic (a Short Summary)

The fundamental problem with plastic is that it is so damn handy. So handy in fact that it’s impossible to imagine a world without it. The second problem with plastic is that it is a manufacturers dream. Plastic is cheap to produce, lightweight and very adaptable. Unfortunately, we now know that it’s the earth and […]

Our top websites on food waste reduction and recycling.

Yes, the internet is a magical place filled with endless information. But it can also be a pretty confusing place too. Sometimes the internet surfing leaves us more questions than answers. That is why this weeks blog highlights some of our favourite internet resources on food waste reduction and recycling. Love Food Hate Waste Love […]

Give the earth a hug this Valentine’s Day.

Alternative ideas to show someone special (and the earth) that you care. There are a few stories about the origin of St Valentine’s Day. Some believe it originated from the ancient Roman festival Lupercalia, to celebrate the start of spring.  Another theory is that the Christian church invented it to remember Valentine a priest turned […]

The fight to keep Obeo in your kitchen

Join the customer campaign to save our little food waste box.   In May of this year myself and Liz, made the difficult decision to cease trading. Our problem was cashflow, the same thing that kills so many start up companies. Obeo wasn’t bankrupt, we  had the funds to run the company or put in another production run […]