Green Blue You Blogs

  • Refill not landfill – the cost of plastic pollution

    8.3 billion metric tonnes - that is the amount of plastic estimated to have been produced to date. Globally, one million plastic bottles are purchased every minute, and half of all plastic produced is designed for single-use purposes. These are staggering figures given most of it ends up in landfill or the environment.
  • Animal Testing

    In this blog we take a deeper look at animal testing, at how the landscape has changed in recent years and explain our approach to what we stock and sell. 
  • Green Blue You … One Year On!

    It has been one year since we launched Green Blue You and we can’t believe how fast the time has gone! In this Blog we look back at our first year as well as discuss future plans.
  • Our Top Tips for an eco friendly Christmas

    How can we embrace the festive season and do it sustainably - in this blog we share our top tips and ideas.
  • Supermarkets and the Zero Waste Movement

    We discuss progress on the environmental footprint of supermarkets and the fantastic independents helping us on our zero waste journey.


  • Choosing an Eco-friendly Sunscreen

    Summer is here, finally, and we need sunscreen to protect our skin. However, there have been increasing reports of potential damage caused by sunscreen to marine life including damage to coral reefs. We have undertaken extensive research on eco-friendly sunscreens and are sharing some of our reflections in this blog.
  • Celebrating local biodiversity action

    A blog for International Biodiversity Day celebrating biodiversity and reflecting on how we can all be part of the solution to address biodiversity loss.
  • Biodiversity Matters

    By Sarah Ferriss and Sarah Smith Welcome to our very first Green Blue You blog! As it’s our first blog, we wanted to write about something that is...