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What does it really mean to be circular?

What does it really mean to be circular?

A quick search of ‘what does circular mean?’ will supply you with answers such as the difference between tangent and concentric shapes (honestly, who even knew). However, what we mean when we use ‘circular’ in the sustainability sector is quite different. Put simply, a circular economy is a syst...
The most impactful ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

The most impactful ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

You made it here. We salute you. It’s 2020 and we’re all looking for ways to do our bit to reduce our impact.  Research suggests, at a personal level there are four most impactful actions when it comes to reducing your footprint: 1/ Eat a plant based diet  Plants are really having their momen...
Besma Whayeb for Homethings

Non-Annoying New Year's Resolutions with Besma Whayeb

The Homethings team met up with sustainability blogger, Besma Whayeb, to discuss some conscious (and not annoying) New Year's resolutions...   1. Besma, tell us a bit about yourself. Cilla style: what's your name and where do you come from?    Hi, I’m Besma, I’m the author of the sustainable fas...
Thank you, 2019. Next.

Thank you, 2019. Next.

2019 has been some year. A lot of stuff has gone on, some bad, some great, and some utterly bonkers. Here’s our round up of an interesting year and a teaser of what’s to come. Grown men and the so-called leader of a country bullied a Swedish 16 year old on social media. All because she’s trying ...
Homethings on fast fashion

Can we slow down fast fashion?

Fashion. Some of us embrace it, some of us resent it. Some of us still wear socks and sandals and try and label it ‘fashion’. Whatever your opinion and wherever you stand on the ‘fashion spectrum’ one thing is for sure – the speed at which we are demanding and consuming it is unsustainable. The...
Homethings - drowning in plastic

Are bioplastics worth the buzz?

2019 has seen some great beef. Not the bovine kind but the mud-slinging twitter kind. Colleen and Rebeccah hooked us, Brexit has continued to highlight the pickle we are in. Unfortunately we can’t offer much sense to Colleen, but we can put our two-penny worth in on bioplastics. Are they the anti...