Psst!!! — Sustainability

Kate Jackson
Plastic in a Nutshell PART 03: How to Make it Your Friend Not Your Foe

Plastic in a Nutshell PART 03: How to Make it Your Friend Not Your Foe

Welcome to Part 03 of Plastic in a Nutshell. If you have come this far in the series I wholeheartedly thank you! In Part 01 and 02 we covered the history of plastic, the pros and cons, how plastic is used today and the environmental issues caused by plastic. It can make for a heavy read but now it’s time to lighten it up a bit and discuss just how we can make plastic our friend because when it comes to friendship, the more the merrier, right? So, are you keen to know how you can substitute everyday plastic items...

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Kate Jackson
Plastic in a Nutshell Part 2: How It's Used Today & Its Environmental Effects

Plastic in a Nutshell Part 2: How It's Used Today & Its Environmental Effects

As we move forward into part two of Plastic in a Nutshell I thought we should take a look at how plastic is used in modern society and the effects it has on the environment in 2019. As the Founder and Creative Director of Gold Scout I believe that “getting our nature fix can bring greater joy and wellbeing to our lives and maybe even inspire us to become more active in environmental issues.“ A peaceful and harmonious environment is the goal here and to achieve this we really need to learn how to work with plastic not against it....

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GS Web Design Collaborator
Plastic in a Nutshell Part 1: The History and Pros & Cons of Plastic

Plastic in a Nutshell Part 1: The History and Pros & Cons of Plastic

“Plastic, plastic, plastic!” It seems to be the topic of the century and for good reason. For decades plastic has dominated much of humanity to the point where we are now litterally (see what I did there?) picking up after ourselves. It’s no secret that in the year 2019 sustainability is the new black and everyone from individuals to small businesses and even big corporations are pushing for an eco friendly lifestyle. Yay! Here at Gold Scout we take great pride in making The LUX Picnic Rug out of sustainable materials for our conscious consumer who favours quality without sacrificing...

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Herpreneur - Lead by example

I remember hearing the term entrepreneur and having no idea what that meant. “What does he do?”, “Oh, they’re an entrepreneur, always got something on the go”. Say What? I’m positive I later misspelled it when typing it into my best friend google. This is when I knew I always wanted to be one. The day I was introduced as an entrepreneur was so pride filling for me. And in the same moment, I felt like a fraud. I haven’t done anything. I’m not sure I’ll ever make it. This lack of confidence drives me insane. There are many factors...

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