BE Designs Blog

How to start the ‘no single-use plastic’ journey in 2019

How to start the ‘no single-use plastic’ journey in 2019

Here's our top 10 tips to help you do your bit in 2019, as together, we work towards solving the plastic pollution problem.
Why 'Bag' the Plastic Bag?

Why 'Bag' the Plastic Bag?

Plastic bags have become such a convenient item in our lives that imagining life without them is a little bit confronting. After all what will we use to line the rubbish bin with if we don’t have supermarket plastic bags to reuse?
Less is More

Less is More

“They just don’t make things like they use to”, I mutter to myself all too often and I thought that was my parent’s era that couldn’t get over that one. But everyday I become more astounded by nothing lasting and how we have all happily accepted this ‘disposable’ lifestyle that is clearly costing us in some many ways.

3 Guiding Principles when Designing a Sustainable Home

3 Guiding Principles when Designing a Sustainable Home

One of our projects this year is building a sustainable home that has been on the cards for 5 years now. Our guiding principles for this project was to create an energy efficient, low impact and future proofed home that would cater for our changing needs.