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Revival Collective’s New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Happy new year everyone! Despite the appalling events that occurred (yes I mean Brexit and Trump amongst others), 2017 was overall a great year for us and also a great year for ethical and sustainable living. Due to an abundance of new brands and awareness campaigns living a more conscious life is becoming more and more accessible, big brands are starting to implement positive changes to reduce their impacts, and people are becoming ever more aware of their impacts. New Year’s resolutions although cliche are a great opportunity to really focus on what changes you want to make to your lifestyle…

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5 Eco-Friendly Winter Essentials

As winter is becoming an ever increasing reality it’s time to examine our wardrobes and bathroom cupboards. Those of us that like to hoard things know that years’ worth of ‘maybe one day’ items can accumulate without realising. The best thing I’ve found is to operate a one-in-one-out policy. With that in mind, why not sort through those rammed cupboards and focus on what you really need this winter. #1: A Pair of ‘Sturdy but Stylish Shoes’ The arrival of winter means that it’s time to look at our shoe cupboard. Chilly feet need looking after and Dr Martens has…

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Wake Up & Workshop: Our Make SMTHNG event

This Black Friday we were invited in by The Future Fashion Project to hold our event Wake Up and Workshop as part of their fashion and technology event The Paradigm Shift. Wake Up & Workshop was a morning of creative DIY workshops run by local makers, creators, and fixers along the themes of Repair, Upcycle and Create with an aim to inspire people to instead of going on a binge shopping spree on Black Friday. Wake Up & Workshop was a kick off event for Greenpeace’s Make Smthng week, a global campaign which aims to change the mindsets behind fashions…

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Editors’ Conscious Favourites – November

Hermione’s favourites… Lush conditioner bar I am in love with my conditioner bar from Lush. Initially, I was a bit dubious having used conditioner out of a squeezy bottle for literally my whole life, but it works so well! Although it doesn’t form a really thick substance and lather my hair in the same way that a lot of liquid conditioners do, it really does work and leaves my hair feeling soft and totally moisturised. I keep mine in a soap dish on the side of the bath – I was told in the shop to make sure I let…

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The Truth Behind Common Christmas Presents

I think we can all agree that Christmas is the best holiday of the year – however, it has never been particularly sustainable. The damaging effect that the Christmas holidays have on our environment is usually hidden by our joyful festivities, but the the truth is that it is the source of a huge amount of waste every year. One billion Christmas cards end up in our bins each year, rather than them being recycled; 227,000 miles of wrapping paper is thrown away; 6 million Christmas trees are discarded and 2/3 of people receive unwanted gifts. These gifts usually end…

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10 Money-Saving Sustainable Habits

There are so many reasons to live a more sustainable lifestyle, but did you know that a lot of sustainable practices are also pretty frugal? If you’ve been thinking about living more sustainable because you want to help the planet, the realisation that it could actually save you money might be a good push to actually put some of these things into practice. Equally, maybe you have some friends who aren’t as environmentally conscious as you – enlighten them about these amazing money-saving tips and they’ll be more sustainable without even realising it! Generally, living more sustainably is about buying…

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5 Easy Conscious Swaps for Eco Friendly Living

The world of ethical and sustainable living is big, complicated, and overwhelming. It can be fun and creative too – we love finding new ethical fashion brands and trying out vegan skincare products – but when you really start trying to live a full, well-rounded, eco-friendly lifestyle, there is a LOT to do. So we’ve put together a list of a few easy, simple swaps you can make to really start making a difference in lots of smaller ways. #1: Ditch the plastic water bottles for a reusable one So much plastic gets wasted when we’re always buying plastic water…

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6 Eco Illustrators for Conscious Art Lovers

As big lovers of the planet, we are also big lovers of illustrators who create beautiful pieces that revolve around the natural world. We’ve put together six illustrators who create beautiful pieces all focused around nature! Helena Geilinger – @hellonearth_illustration Helena creates amazing drawings of interiors… which of course always contain a houseplant or three. She also prints her designs onto t-shirts which are all totally eco friendly. A post shared by Helena Geilinger (@hellonearth_illustration) on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:47am PDT Celine Rahman –  @thatgoodrahman Celine has created my favourite print of all time: ‘stay woke make change’. I…

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Editors’ Conscious Favourites – October

Hermione’s Favourites… Preserve Razors I absolutely love Preserve, they are such a great company. If you shave your body hair then I’d definitely recommend their razors. They not only give you a really good, close shave, but the handles are made out of 100% recycled yoghurt cups. You can also replace the heads so the body of the razors will last for ages. We’ll be doing a review of their product very soon so keep your eyes peeled! Sukin Organic This month, I needed some new moisturising cream for my face, so I decided to give Sukin’s paraben free Facial…

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A Conscious Introduction to Fair Trade

What does Fairtrade mean? Fairtrade holds multiple meanings depending on who you’re speaking to. What do I think Fairtrade means? Well, before researching for this article fairtrade was simply a logo on a banana, chocolate bar or bag of coffee beans, which gave me comfort in knowing I was helping others. Ethical and sustainable certification of products is widely misunderstood which is why I made it my mission to delve a little bit deeper. There is one thread tying most viewpoints on Fairtrade together and that’s the principle that Fairtrade provides welfare to producers, in particular, farmers, in developing countries….

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