What is in season in the UK in November? The frosty nights are coming but there’s no stopping the seasonal British produce.
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At the end of a busy day, it can be hard to be mindful of the impact our skincare routine has on the environment. Here, we share the real-life low or zero waste skincare regimes of a group of people, to help inspire us to make a few little changes to our everyday routine.
If you’re looking to have a fun and spooky Halloween without such an environmental impact, you’ll love our top tips for a low-waste, eco-friendly Halloween.
Autumn is well and truly upon us. With the changing season comes a changing crop of British-grown produce available to buy.
From fake plastic nails to toxic chemicals, our nail care routine can pose risks to our health and to the environment. We’ve put together some ideas to help you keep your nails looking and feeling great, without such a big impact on the environment.
Whilst most of us know how to recycle common items like paper, food and drinks cans and glass, what about more unusual items? We have spoken to recycling experts, who take us through the recycling process for items like batteries, laptops, crisp packets and tin foil. So you can recycle like a pro!
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – celebrating 35 years of ozone layer protection
Back in 1985, the world’s governments came together and collectively adopted the Vienna Convention for the protection of the Ozone Layer. 35 years on, we look at what the ozone layer is, why it’s so important, and what has been done to protect it over the years.
Summer might be coming to an end, but the abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables and other British produce doesn’t end when the nights start drawing in. Read on to find out what is in season in the UK in September.
Second Hand September is a campaign by Oxfam that encourages people to buy second-hand clothing for a month or more. But what if you already buy all your clothes second-hand and you still want to participate? Go beyond clothes shopping with our Second Hand September ideas.
If you’re not ready to take on a fully plant-based diet, simply reducing your consumption of animal products can be a great step in the right direction. So what is a flexitarian diet and how can it help the planet?
If your dog is too busy chasing sticks to save the planet, read our tips on how to be an eco-friendly dog owner to help your furry friend be more green!
Another month of abundance and freshness, August is full of delicious fruits, vegetables and other produce. Let’s get eating seasonally!
Explore Ailuna’s list of inspiring quotes about the environment, nature, and sustainable living.
In the previous article, we looked at what friluftsliv is and why we need it – and I believe we
need it more so than ever. Now, you might have read the previous article and wondered why I didn’t go into details
about what activities comprises friluftsliv. That is entirely by design, because I believe that it
is not as important what you do, but how you do it. Read on, for the all-important “how”.
Over the past few years, a group of Scandinavian words has escaped the region’s borders and made themselves known to the rest of the world. Words like hygge, smorgasbord and
all of the nonsensical IKEA names have crept into mainstream media.
Friluftsliv is one of those words and is – like hygge – much more than just a word.
July is one of the most abundant months for UK-produced food.So grab your shopping bag and enjoy the taste of local, seasonal summertime produce.
The future of car travel might be electric, but few of us know what it’s really like to live with an EV. Helene and Lars from Ailuna have been living with their Renault Zoe for over a year now, so they give us the truth about day-to-day life with an EV.
One of the best ways to live more sustainably is to eat seasonal, local food whenever possible. Our guide will show you what is in season in the UK in June.
Gardening with your children is a fantastic way to connect with one another and with nature. Our easy kids’ gardening projects are a great starting point.
Water Saving Week runs from 11th-15th May. Use our daily tips to become more aware of your water consumption, and make changes to save 1,600 litres in 5 days.
One of the easiest ways to reduce your impact on the planet is to eat seasonal, local produce. Find out here what is in season in the UK in May.
Starting an edible windowsill garden is easy. All you need is a sunny windowsill, a few supplies and our step-by-step guide.
The theme of Earth Day 2020 is “Climate Action”. This April 22nd (and beyond!) try Ailuna’s tiny changes you can make at home to help save the planet.
If we told you food waste is worse for climate change than plastic, you probably wouldn’t believe us. Find out why it’s true, and how to start reducing your kitchen waste with our easy tips and ideas.
As if it’s not enough of a responsibility bringing children into the world, now we have the task of making sure their little feet have tiny footprints on the planet. Here are our little tips and swaps to help your small people be more green