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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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GS Web Design Collaborator
Get Going With Indiegogo Crowdfunding

Get Going With Indiegogo Crowdfunding

“Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.”  - Wikipedia Google is an incredible place isn’t it? At the click of a button we can find out any piece of information we like. Great in theory but sometimes challenging with the endless maze of click bait distractions. A fine example of this is the ever growing, world of crowdfunding, which initially hit our search engines in 2012 via the first ever business crowdfunding platform called “Fundable.” It’s now 2019 (time really does...

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