This week we’re celebrating Environmenstrual Week! If you ask us, there’s no better time to shine a light on the issue of period poverty and plastic-free periods. Periods have been taboo for too long, now is the time for change and the more we normalise these conversations, the better.
Climate change. Two words which should fill us with urgency and emotion. But if these two words leave you feeling a little lacklustre, then believe us, you’re not alone. Climate change. Climate crisis. Climate emergency… with so many different ways to describe the threat to our planet, communicating this urgency is no easy feat.
From our social media feeds to our breaking news updates, every day we’re bombarded with the devastating effects of the climate crisis. Floods, fires, drought, biodiversity loss…these would be heavy at the best of times, let alone in the middle of a global pandemic.
With a tightening of COVID restrictions, and the confirmation that fighting the pandemic is likely be the norm for at least the next six months, we’ve been thinking about what this mean for communicating the climate crisis and other issues.
Second hand, pre-loved, pre-owned, vintage, call it what you will, generally anything that you’re not buying brand new. For some time there has definitely been a bit of a stigma around this type of purchase. But are things slowly changing?
They say there’s no point crying over spilt milk, but try telling this to Oatly. Their recent controversial deal with Blackstone has led to them falling out of favour with many loyal fans. So what’s all the fuss about?
What… it’s September?! We’re not sure how on earth this has happened, we’re slowly creeping into Autumn and schools are going back to actual classrooms. If there was ever a time giving us the ‘fresh start’ feels it is the month of September.
With the lockdown restrictions gradually easing, we’re starting to reflect on the last few months, which have been the strangest in our lives. As we start to slide towards some form of normality, we’re starting to see some sort of light at the end of the tunnel.