Luna + Pearl is a handmade jewellery company based in London that embodies what it means to be a small business. I was delighted to get the chance to interview Luna, the talented girl behind the brand. I asked Luna to describe Luna + Pearl in three words and although she pointed out that is for the customer to decide, she hopes that L+P is natural, distinctive and graceful.
This afternoon I received a package I ordered a few days ago. I had stumbled across the company on instagram and realised they were selling a product I was about to buy off Amazon. Amazon is convenient and mostly reliable but the product was the same price from both places, so I opted for the small business. Here’s why I am glad I did!
Too Good To Go acknowledges that food waste is an issue that can be easily avoided and reduced. The app offers ‘magic bags’ for restaurants or cafes in your local area. You pay a discounted price for a selection of food that would otherwise be thrown out that day. Then you go to the store during an allotted time to collect your ‘magic bag’. So the store makes money off food they would otherwise throw out, you get cheaper food or groceries and the food waste is reduced. Sounds like everybody is a winner, no?
The last person you would expect to educate you on sustainability is Zac Efron. Yet I was pleasantly surprised by his new Netflix show ‘Down To Earth With Zac Efron’, hosted by the man himself and Superfoods Expert Darin Olien. As I was watching the London episode, where they are litter picking by the Thames, the idea for a zero waste swaps article came to me. In this post I will be suggesting the easiest swaps for things you use everyday, that will help you reduce your waste. I will link everything on Amazon as it is super accessible but urge you to shop local where possible.
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