Category Archives: Sustainable Living

Sustainable living means that you consider environmental aspects, economic stability and social factors such as ethics when making decisions. Meatless Monday, supporting local business and choosing to only drink ethically sources coffee helps our planet in many ways.

Sustainable living means you have a fulfilled life all while being conscious of the long term goal for our planet. The Sustainability Strategy wants to help you on your journey by providing you with information on eco-living, slow fashion, green beauty and sustainable food.

Interview with Mark from GIOP Straws -The alternative to plastic straws

Alternative to Plastic Straw

Welcome back to Hashtag Love Local (#Love Local), the initiative that highlights the importance of the economic pillar of sustainability and the benefits of shopping locally. Here at The Sustainability Strategy, we are standing behind and supporting six of our favourite Irish businesses.  Today, we sit down for an interview with Mark from GIOP Straws. GIOP […]

Interview with Laura from Love, Jools – Home of the ‘One Bead at a Time Bracelet.’

Love ,Jools

Welcome back to Hashtag Love Local (#Love Local), the initiative which highlights the importance of the economic pillar of sustainability along with the benefits of shopping locally. Here at The Sustainability Strategy, we are standing behind and supporting six of our favourite Irish businesses. Today, we sit down for an interview with Laura from Love, […]

Hashtag Love Local – The Sustainability Strategy For Promoting Irish Business

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Hashtag Love Local is about promoting the economic pillar of sustainability. Sustainability is broken into three pillars: environmental, economic, and social. The environmental pillar tends to be the one that gets the most attention, with the misconception that Sustainability = Environment. Each pillar holds equal importance, and instead of aiming to be fully sustainable, which […]

How To Live Sustainably – 5 Simple Changes To Help You On Your Sustainability Journey

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How to Live Sustainably? I am seeing this question being asked more frequently through conversations and engagement. Awareness of climate change and social injustice has come to the forefront through social and media outlets, and we have reached a point where we want to stand up and be a part of the change. But how […]

Ethical Fashion, Fast Fashion Industry

Ethical Fashion

Ethical Fashion With ever-changing trends, the fashion industry has a Global retail value of $2 trillion, and it brings Ireland 780m in Revenues. However, the demand for ethical fashion is stronger, now than ever. On Sunday, July 05, 2020, Boohoo, owner of brands such as Nastygal, MissPap, and Pretty Little Thing, found itself in hot […]

Effects of air pollution on human health

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Air pollution can have a negative impact on human health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that there are 7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution. Diseases linked to pollution included; ischaemic heart disease, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung cancer. Many of the diseases are linked to the Respiratory […]

What is Greenwashing?

What is greenwashing

Greenwashing is defined as the practice of making unsupported claims about the sustainable benefits of products, services, technology or company culture and process. Who does it? Organisations who exaggerate their contributions to the environment to purposely mislead customers in order to generate more sale.Unsubstantiated claims are made regarding how environmentally conscious a corporation is through […]