Lifestyle

LISTEN: Borrowing is the way to a greener future.

Borrowing instead of buying is one way that many of us are planning to reduce waste.

Sharing app OLIO says 23% of its users are aiming to live a more sustainable lifestyle in 2022, and this includes buying fewer new items.

OLIO co-founder Tessa Clarke says our current lifestyle is unsustainable. β€œWe’re consuming resources as if we have 1.75 planets and are on track to consume as if we have three planets by 2030, and five planets by 2050.”

AASHA CELESTIAL-ONE AND TESSA CLARKE, CO-FOUNDERS OF OLIO
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On this morning’s Big Breakfast Blaa, Vinny and Aoibhin agreed that we need to think about whether we need to buy new goods or whether we could make use of borrowed or second-hand items. Take a listen...

The Big Breakfast Blaa returns tomorrow at 6am on WLR!

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