Sustainability made simple

India Willsher

India is a freelance writer for Utopia. She is a Bachelor student at The University of Manchester, studying American Studies. She is currently studying at Freie Universität Berlin as part of the Erasmus programme. She enjoys swimming in the ocean, trail running and vegetarian cooking, and is particularly interested in writing on topics surrounding health and wellness

mango skins edible

Is Mango Skin Edible? 6 Reasons You Should Try It

Most people throw the skin of fruits in the trash, but mango skins are in fact edible. We'll tell you why mango skins may be good for you, and how you can eat them. Read more

kiwi skin edible

Can You Eat Kiwi Skin? Yes — Try These 3 Recipes

Many people are put off eating kiwi skins due to their furry texture, but they are in fact edible. We'll tell you the health benefits of eating kiwi skin. Read more

Natural remedies for poison ivy

Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy: 4 Fast-Acting Tips

Poison ivy rashes are painful and itchy, so you need to alleviate symptoms fast. These are the 4 best natural remedies for poison ivy. Read more

are bananas good for you

Are Bananas Good for You? Side Effects & Benefits

They're popular and delicious, but are bananas good for you? Let's look at the health benefits — and what can happen if you eat too many. Read more

coconut charcoal benefits

Coconut Charcoal Benefits: Are They Real?

Coconut charcoal has risen in popularity due to its ability to adsorb toxins and pollutants. We'll tell you what coconut charcoal is, as well as its health benefits. Read more

shell collecting

Shell Collecting the Legal, Ethical, Eco-Friendly Way

Shell collecting is a popular vacation pastime with surprising consequences. Here's how shell collecting damages the environment (and some greener alternatives!) Read more

Where apple products are made

Where Are Apple Products Made and Are They Sustainable?

Apple products are manufactured by many companies worldwide. Here's where Apple products are made and if the company is sustainable. Read more

is zucchini good for you

Is Zucchini Good for You? Benefits, Risks and More

This low-carb vegetable is full of vitamins and minerals. Here's why zucchini is good for you — and some drawbacks. Read more