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10 easy ways to be more sustainable this christmas

We’re in store for a very different Christmas this year in the UK, and the reduction in travel we’re likely to see will probably mean that your Christmas is already more sustainable than it might have been in previous years.  Saying that, there’s still lots of ways...

10 top sustainable christmas stocking fillers

Christmas is going to look a little bit different this year, with some of us not being able to spend the festive season with loved ones and family.  We agree that presents are just a small part of Christmas, but they can help bring some joy to what has been a rather...

6 green lessons we’ve learnt from COVID-19

Sir David Attenborough has explained the risks of governments focusing on COVID-19 instead of on climate change. However, in some ways, the COVID-19 crisis created greater awareness about the plight of our planet. A strange silver-lining of the unusual and challenging...

how to have a healthy relationship with your phone

We all love our mobile phones but sometimes we need to be careful how we use them.  There are stories of addiction. Apps give you dopamine hits designed to keep you coming back for more. There are studies linking social media to anxiety and depression. For one take,...

10 of our favourite B Corps

Last month we announced we are officially a Certified B Corporation. 🥳  This was really important for us and means we’re holding ourselves to the highest social and environmental standards. This means doing the right thing by our customers, our team and our planet,...

a guide to becoming a B Corp

1. what is a B Corporation? A B Corporation is a special kind of business. In the UK, you'll legally be a Limited Company but you’ll have to consider people and planet as well as profit in all your decision making.  It’s a certification that helps all your...

decreasing your monthly phone bill is easier than you think

If you’re with one of the big four networks in the UK (EE, O2, Three or Vodafone) like 85% of the population is, then decreasing your monthly phone bill is easier than you think. Here’s what you need to do. check how much data you actually use Have a look at your most...

just launched – view only mode

We’re always looking for new ways to improve the Honest Mobile app. A couple of weeks ago one of our members asked if they could grant access to a child to monitor their data use…”Not yet” we said, and three weeks later we’re pleased to say it’s live. what is view...