It’s the New Year! And with the start of 2021, comes a new start with yearly resolutions for many of us as we look to improve our habits over the next twelve months.
From getting fitter, working on a good self-care routine or looking for a new job: it’s the time for self-improvement and self-protection.
It’s a great way to look after ourselves, but what about the beautiful planet we’ve been blessed to share for another year?
Without a doubt, 2020 was a tough year for humankind with the ongoing pandemic. But of course: we mustn’t forget that we need to look after the planet.
Climate change, after all, is still on the increase, despite the minor achievements gained at the beginning of the first lockdown when pollution levels momentarily decreased as we drove less, flew less and burnt fewer fossil fuels.
The holiday season brings with it a lot of shopping, with endless sales encouraging us to pick up a bargain. And as we enter another lockdown, it’s tempting to spend time buying more clothing online.
As people look for the latest fashion trends at the cheapest prices, fast fashion is more popular than ever. However, this comes at a tremendous cost to the planet, so we have to ask ourselves: is fast fashion worth the cost?