How to: extend the life of kids’ clothes

We all know there are huge differences in quality when it comes to clothing, and of course kidswear is no different. But even the highest-quality items can’t always withstand the amount of rolling, falling and crawling they have to go through on a daily basis. Kids are going to be kids, but what can you as a parent do to extend the lifetime of their clothes? Continue reading “How to: extend the life of kids’ clothes”

How to: live sustainably on a budget

Let’s admit it: we all want to be better for the earth, but sustainable living can be a pain. Especially if you’re busy managing a family, and your finances don’t stretch far enough to only shop organic products or build solar panels on the roof.

Living a greener life doesn’t have to be stressful and expensive, however. Start with these easy steps, and you’ll reduce your family’s footprint without breaking the bank. Continue reading “How to: live sustainably on a budget”

Why every parent should know about the circular economy

It’s one of those terms you hear more and more these days: the circular economy. But what exactly is it? How does it relate to daily life, and why is it important for kids to know about it, too? Here’s all you as a parent should know about this new movement. Continue reading “Why every parent should know about the circular economy”

3 x awesome companies that recycle kids stuff (and food)

In the midst of bringing up a (set of) little human(s), it can be hard to remember that kids’ items also have their ecological impact. Luckily, more and more initiatives are popping up to help reduce our children’s carbon footprints. Here are three UK companies that are making parents’ lives easier when it comes to recycling. Continue reading “3 x awesome companies that recycle kids stuff (and food)”

QUIZ: How much do you know about fast fashion?

Do you consider yourself an eco-fashionista? Can you be found lecturing your friends about the environmental impact of clothing on a daily basis, or are terms like ‘fashion waste’ and ‘fast fashion’ still new for you? Take the test and find out how much you really know about your wardrobe! Continue reading “QUIZ: How much do you know about fast fashion?”

Meet the Mothers: Delphine & Beth

Welcome back to another episode of ‘Meet the Mothers’; our series of talks about parenthood, culture, lifestyle, kids and fashion. This time we talk to a dynamic duo: Delphine & Beth, co-founders of the ‘elevated t-shirt’ brand Livotte. Continue reading “Meet the Mothers: Delphine & Beth”

Introducing: Pedals!

Green clothes need a green way to be transported. As you might have noticed, here at Treasure House we’re all about sustainability, so that includes finding eco-friendly ways to get our clothes from A to B. Which is why we’ve teamed up with Pedals! Continue reading “Introducing: Pedals!”