Vegan Sweet Treats

Vegan Sweet Treats

Update: Convectionery have let me know their packets are made from cellophane, not plastic, and the bubble wrap they use is biodegradable. I’m happy to hear this, but I still think paper packaging would be best (especially to replace the biodegradable bubble wrap because biodegradable plastics don’t always equal environmentally friendly plastics).


Convectionery is an independent business creating vegan replicas of much loved, traditionally non-vegan sweet treats. I found them on Twitter just before they were about to launch and once they did, good reviews started appearing straight away. Since I was already on the hunt for satisfying vegan chocolate alternatives, I thought it’d be a good idea to give them a try. I much prefer the idea of eating something made by someone who is passionate, rather than buying a mass produced product. Whilst everything is a little pricier than the vegan confectionery you can buy in shops, it’s expected since they’re a small independent brand. On the plus side, they often offer discounts, social media giveaways and they even have a loyalty scheme (a nice touch).


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The at home remedy for plastic pollution

The at home remedy for plastic pollution

I hate plastic. I really do. I’m trying my best to use as little as possible but the stuff is unavoidable. As a very enthusiastic recycler, I started to realise just how much plastic can’t be recycled. Seeing the volume of plastic that was going into my black bin and heading for landfill made my stomach turn. Around the end of October last year I saw a post on Facebook about what to do with your non-recyclable plastics. It talked about the ecobrick. I loved the idea and I’ve been making them ever since.

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