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  • Sodium Bicarbonate

    Sodium Bicarbonate in Deodorants

    What is it: Sodium Bicarbonate is the scientific name for Baking Soda and it is used in many products including food. Where will you find it? Sodium Bicarbonate is a salt. It is…
  • Potassium Alum

    Aluminium in Deodorants

    The question of Aluminium as an ingredient in antiperspirants and deodorants is why I started on this career pathway. In the 1990s, there were studies published that appeared to show the link…
  • Greenscent Minis

    Greenscents – Brand Review

    Brand Intro: With a passion for organic living and the natural scents of essential oils. Peter & Christine formed Greenscents in 2011. In 2017, research carried out by Ethical Consumer confirmed that…
  • Bio-D

    Bio-D – Brand Review

    Bio-D - Founded by Micheal Barwell in the 1980's. Micheal worked as a commercial ship cleaner. It was tough work using industrial cleaning products for which heavy-duty safety equipment, including a respirator, had…
  • The 3 Best UK Ethical Cleaning Brands

    Go shopping in major supermarkets and the environmentally friendly household products can be thin on the ground. Pick anything off the shelf and it is unlikely to be made here in the…
  • HUG RUG

    Hug at Home Rugs and Mats

    Hug at Home is a collection of mats and rugs made by British Company Phoenox Textiles in Huddersfield West Yorkshire. A true British manufacturer, 80% of their products are made in house…
  • Stitched Curtains & Blinds

    Stitched – Curtains & Blinds

    Stitched started with a love of beautiful fabric, a passion for living more sustainably and a desire to make an ordinary product extraordinary. Stitched make made to measure curtains & blinds. They aim…
  • Stitched

    Closing the recycle loop – 4 Recycled Homewares that make sense

    I am really pleased to see the influx of product made with recycled materials! It may be companies jumping on the bandwagon in some respects, but some products make so much sense…
  • Reuse

    Closing the Loop using 5 recycled materials

    For recycling to work its end product has to have a commercial worth. We need to be able to make the recycled materials into new products. As consumers, we need to be…
  • Neals Yard

    Neals Yard Remedies

    Brand Intro: Formed in 1981, as a small modern apothecary in Covent Garden. Neals Yard is now available on 5 continents in shops, online and as home parties. Using natural, organic ingredients,including…