My daily shampoo routine is one of the first things that I've managed to make completely zero waste since I began my journey in January 2018. It has involved a little trial and error, however, after trying this method for a number of days without switching back to my old shampoo, I feel that it's working.
One of the first decisions I made before starting on this journey, was to break it down into small, manageable steps. Going plastic free, or zero-waste is not something that can happen overnight, unless you're in a position to make big changes very quickly. I'm not, so my first step was to try to eliminate … Continue reading How to do a Supermarket Shop and Take Home Less Plastic
If you're anything like me, you've probably been to the supermarket hundreds of times to buy what may seem like all of the cleaning products under the sun - and they're all for different purposes - window cleaner; floor cleaner; oven cleaner; bathroom and kitchen cleaners...the list goes on. Since making my new year's resolution … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Basics for Household Cleaning
I've often bought ready-made sauces, dips and ready-made food products from supermarkets for convenience. Given that they often come in non-recyclable plastic packaging, I thought I'd have a go at making some of my own. What's great is that they take very little time at all, and are good for people with the busiest of … Continue reading Quick and simple recipes which create less waste
Many people think that reducing your plastic footprint is something that's going to cost more money than you are spending right now. I don't have a lot of spare money and need to stick to a budget. So once I'd made some initial changes of taking 5 simple steps (of which the cost to me … Continue reading 7 Simple Ways to be Eco Friendly on a Budget
In January 2018 I made a new year's resolution to start living a a more sustainable and eco friendly lifestyle. My decision was influenced by David Attenborough's Blue Planet II, and the messages about how plastic pollution is currently affecting our oceans and the world we live in. I have always been conscious about looking … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution in Jan 2018
Thanks for joining me! So, I’d made a decision to significantly reduce my plastic footprint, with the eventual aim of sending nothing at all to landfill sites; or going zero waste. Where should I start? After all, this wasn't going to be an easy task. As I looked around the supermarkets, shops, cafes and restaurants … Continue reading My journey began with 5 simple steps