With sustainability taking an ever-more present position in our thoughts, it's no surprise that more and more zero waste stores have been popping up in our local communities. We take a look at some of our local stores to highlight some of the possibilities available to us to live a more conscious lifestyle.The Goupie Guide To A Small Christmas
This Christmas has been a rollercoaster when it comes to planning. For many of us, we're now not going to be having the bigger family Christmas that we'd hoped for, but that doesn't mean that Christmas is cancelled, it just means we've got a few adjustments to make! Here's our Goupie guide to a small Christmas...Reduce Reuse RecycleBetter Recycling Tips
For some of you, there won't be anything you don't already know in our list, but for others these tips could help you improve your waste management and ultimately environmental footprint!Reduce Reuse RecycleTop Tips For Upcycling This Christmas
Christmas is notorious for it's excess, and after the year we've all had, we think everyone probably deserves a special holiday. But that's not to say there's not still things we can do to reduce the waste we're creating and have fun at the same time! Here are just a few ways you can re-use your Christmas waste this year...Reduce Reuse RecycleMake Your Own Cotton Pads
If you're anything like us, you're constantly racking your brains for new ways to reuse 'waste'. Don't worry, we're happy to share what we've come up with with our Goupie Groupies! This time, a super easy way to reuse cotton fabric waste...Our IngredientsThe History of Dates
From the Tree of the Gods to the Tree of Life, we explore the history of the humble date!Our IngredientsThe History of Chocolate
Chocolate is a key ingredient in Goupie and so naturally, we've always been interested in it's history. We thought it was about time we shared a few choice bits with our groupies!Goupie Top Three...Top 3 Goupie-Drinks Pairings!
For years, we've been pairing our Goupie flavours with various drinks and collating them in our Brand Bible for a rainy day. Well, it's not raining, but we think it's about time we shared this valuable knowledge with our Groupies!Make Your Own Facemask
We're probably all sick of hearing about the virus-that-shall-not-be-named, but that doesn't make it any less of a reality. The government has provided details on how to make your own face-masks, and so we gave it a go! Here's how it went, along with a few hacks of our own to make it easier for you guys at home!Reduce Reuse RecycleMake Your Own Veg Bags
We may not be experts at sowing, but even we can manage these! Make your own veg bags out of old t-shirts to use at the supermarket and cut down on single-use plastics. It's so easy, even WE can do it!Reduce Reuse RecycleGardening Jobs For In The House
We're all stuck inside at the moment, but that doesn't mean that we can't be getting some bits done for our allotment/gardens! Here's a couple of things that co-owner Grace has been doing to pass the time inside...Goupie EthicsGoupie's Factory Waste
It's usually impossible to tell what companies are doing with their waste behind the scenes. You can check all you want for recyclable packaging, and environmentally friendly products. You can dispose of your waste in the best manner possible, and try to make all the right decisions. But ultimately, the end product is only half the story. We wanted to give you an insight into our factory and how we handle our own waste.