There are a lot of great things about plastic: it’s lightweight, strong, it doesn’t rust, it’s cheap to produce, it’s durable and you can make almost anything with it. However plastic has taken over our lives in a way that is difficult to control. We can’t live in the 21st century without plastic – it’s [...]
The average UAE resident produces about 2.7 kg of waste every day. Comparatively, the average US citizen generates about 2kg and the average European just 1.2kg of waste per day. Note that this waste doubles during the holy month of Ramadan, reaching an astonishing 5.4kg per person. (Dubai Carbon 2016). I’ve talked about recycling before [...]
I believe we all need to take responsibility for our actions and lifestyle. You and I need to stop making excuses. Is it because we don't care? Maybe you weren't educated about this at home or school? Maybe we don’t think our small actions will really have an impact in our lifetime, so why even bother? [...]
Discover the ultimate list of recycling centres in Dubai.
A few easy tips and changes you can make today to get you started with the Zero-Waste lifestlye.
While we tend to look for cruelty-free products in cosmetics, we don't always think about the products we use to clean our house. Great and natural alternatives to a lot of household cleaners are usually found in your pantry: Baking soda, lemon, vinegar, and a couple of essential oils (used with caution!). But if the DIY isn't quite your thing - here is a list of cleaning products 100% cruelty-free and available in Dubai.
I've recently been shocked to read how many big brands and companies still test cosmetic products on animals. After much research, here is a list of cruelty-free cosmetic products available in Dubai, and the UAE. If you feel a company or brand has been forgotten and should be featured here, please contact me and I'll be happy to look into it.