Similar to plastic, palm oil is often demonised in the West. It’s an ingredient we’re told to avoid because of deforestation, its carbon footprint, and unethical practices. Here we go through what palm oil is, why it’s so prevalent, the issues, and what we can do about it.
We spend so much time in our homes, it’s worth the effort to make our them as healthy and happy environment as we can. On average, your house is 8 times more polluted than outside from things like furniture, paints, air fresheners, bedding and cleaning products.
Now, there’s no need to set to panic stations. Arguably the stress of being told EVERYTHING in life is a carcinogenic is worse for most of us. That said, there are some very practical things you can do to help. We’ve compiled our top tips in our latest blog post.
Our purpose at nookary is to make 'eco-friendly easier'. To help, we’ve collated 12 easy things you can do to be more eco-friendly; you don’t need to do them all or do them perfectly, this list is designed to inspire rather than instruct. Here’s a prompt to ignore the noise and just start making small changes today.
Emma of@adventuresofavaandjackis part of our testing tribe that we have here at nookary. It's so important to us that we only deliver the best products possible to our customers, and our testing tribe is a key part of that. They keep us honest and provide invaluable feedback.
Emma was good enough to give us a sneak peak at what makes her house a home, and what 'house proud' means to her.
Black Friday is coming up and it’s tends to polarise people, people tend to go all in for it or are dead set against it. A perfectly ethical and sustainable brand can have a sale, however there are pricing practices which aren’t sustainable and which a lot of Black Friday falls foul of. Here's how to navigate them.
I LOVE giving presents at Christmas, it's my favourite part of Christmas (along with the family time, food, drinks, Christmas films, snow ...). But trying to think of the I right present can be hard, particularly if you’re trying to get more eco friendly gifts that are better for the environment. To help you find those great gifts, here's a curation of our gift collections here at nookary, all of which have the planet and its people at the core.
For this House Proud interview we are very excited to have Katie Pankowski. Katie is a writer, photographer, and founder of the online journal Neap & Spring, were she shares her collected tales from travels across the British Isles, stories of people and places that connect with nature.
Next in the House Proud series we are hearing from Rachael Whatley. Rachael's instagram feed is full with loads of House Proud inspiration from her DIY handiwork in her three story terraced town house tucked away in Penzance in Cornwall, to those things she just loves from thrift and second hand shops.
For this interview we're lucky to have Laura Thomas with us, sharing what makes her house a home. If you haven't yet checked out Laura's IG feed, do! It's a beautiful collection from a self confessed interiors enthusiast.
The next in our house proud series is with the wonderful Lindsay Radcliffe of Lindsay's Feast. Not only does Lindsay have some of the most mouth watering deserts on the gram, she has a beautiful home in Hampshire and she's been kind enough to share with us some of her household favourites and what makes her home so precious.
We know that recycling is better than single use waste, and while it is great to recycle (and we all definitely should do more of it!), it's not the full solution by far. One step further than recycling is reuse - to use something again and again.
This lovely house proud interview is with Charlotte Carpenter, the lady behind our social. All those feel good shots with the lovely morning light, the daily house proud inspiration popping up during your IG scroll - all Charlotte. Here's what she has to say about what makes her house a home.