Blog Posts

  • Coffee Grounds: Are You Throwing Liquid Gold in the Bin?

    In today’s world, it’s important to take pleasure in the simple things. Like a cup of hot, fresh coffee in the morning! Forget instant granules, a...
  • Is cling film that bad for the environment after all?

      Cling film, or Saran wrap, has been around for a while. Since 1933 in fact! A certain Ralph Wiley, a lab worker, discovered a film that had deve...
  • 9 of the Best Sustainability Minded Foodie Accounts of Instagram

    Food. It’s the best. What’s almost as good as food? Cooking it! One of the best places to find inspiration for new recipes comes from Instagram. It...
  • 6 Sustainable Ways to Wrap Gifts

    It’s a gift-giving season! You’ve found the perfect gifts for your loved ones and now you’re thinking about wrapping them. Or you’re one of those p...
  • 7 ideas to feel even better about your Christmas shopping

    Christmas is a time for giving and giving feels great! However, We know that you’re very likely to be an eco champion like the Green Island team and so care deeply about the impact you have on the world. That’s why you probably ended up discovering Green Island in the first place, right!?
  • Going Plastic-Free In Your Community This July - by Ashley Winder

    Every year, millions of people around the globe take part in the Plastic Free July challenge. This challenge empowers individuals to contribute to...
  • Vegan Protein Balls

    Whenever I go to my sisters house there is always a batch of these guilt free vegan protein balls in the fridge made by my brother in law. They're ...
  • Zero Waste Kitchen Makeover

    It can be quite overwhelming when you start your zero waste journey. Opening the kitchen cupboards and finding a sea of plastic packaging and conta...
  • Simple Swaps To Start You Off On Your Plastic Free Journey

    When looking to change to a more plastic-free life, it’s sometimes hard to know where to start. It can be quite overwhelming and quite frankly a l...