Eco Passion Blog

How to Have a Plastic-free Halloween Party

How to Have a Plastic-free Halloween Party
With Halloween approaching in a week's time, thoughts are likely turning to parties, costumes and decorations galore! The local Chinese bazaars ar...

Why it's a War on Waste - Not Plastic

Why it's a War on Waste - Not Plastic
Controversially, I don't think there should, or can be, a complete ban on plastic, and here's why:  As the daughter of a nurse, friend of many nur...

Be eco-prepared when you're out and about

Be eco-prepared when you're out and about
Summer is coming to a close and the cooler weather is creeping in, so this calls for longer dog walks in the countryside, hiking in the mountains ...

4 Ways to Be More Eco Friendly as a Family on a Budget

4 Ways to Be More Eco Friendly as a Family on a Budget
We all know that eco products and alternatives to plastic are often more expensive, especially if you want something that is good quality and will...

Landlords: Summer Rental Properties - 4 Tips To Be More Eco

Summer rental properties - tips to be more eco
Tourism along the Costa del Sol has been at an all-time high the last couple of years but that also brings a higher volume of people, consumption...

Tips on Using Solid Shampoo Bars for the First Time

Tips on Using Solid Shampoo Bars for the First Time
This weekend (28th - 29th July 2018) at the Festival Arte Sano in San Pedro de Alcántara we sold a lot of our shampoo bars and didn't have the tim...

Manilva's Luna Llena Party and the Environment

Fiesta de la luna llena sabinillas
Every year in July or August on the beach in Sabinillas we are treated to another big beach party in the name of celebrating the full moon. Some o...

Bamboo Toothbrushes - An Easy Way to Replace Plastic in Your Life

childrens bamboo toothbrush
All our family have enjoyed this one and it's such an easy switch to make. Both my husband and son were using plastic for what I call 'manual' too...

#PlasticFreeJuly - The Last Straw

#PlasticFreeJuly - The Last Straw
  This month, we are supporting the #plasticfreejuly campaign that is being supported by a number of countries around the world, so we are proud to...

Visit to the Urbaser recycling plant, Casares, May 2018

Visit to the Urbaser recycling plant, Casares, May 2018
This month we (Sarah and Steph) had the sincere pleasure of attending a meeting at Urbaser, the recycling and sorting plant located between Casare...

Meeting with ACOSOL, our local water board, Marbella, Apr 2018

Meeting with ACOSOL, our local water board, Marbella, Apr 2018
This month, April 2018, Steph and Sarah attended a meeting with Manilva Councillor for the Environment, Dean Tyler Shelton at the ACOSOL office in...

5 Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste

5 Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste
Awareness of the plastic pollution problem has grown a huge amount this year, with the increase in footage reaching us through many TV, video and ...