Many of us are in the habit of putting a lot of our waste into the trash if we think it can’t be recycled. One alternative is to compost it, and much more can be composted than we may think. Since I started trying to reduce my landfill waste, I’ve invested in a small compost…Read More
If you’re a vegetarian or a vegan this one is a good recipe for you.
This recipe is fairly straightforward to make zero waste. If you’re looking for a zero waste supermarket near you, there are an increasing number of them appearing on our high streets.Read More
Here I’ve set out a couple of simple recipes which I’ve been making for some time now. It can be tricky to make a meal completely zero waste, so I’ve also given some ideas on how to avoid as much packaging as possible!Read More
You might think that wrapping gifts without the use of plastic should be fairly straightforward. I too thought this was the case until very recently. Apart from the obvious plastic which we can often find rolls of gift wrap packaged in, a lot of it isn’t just made from paper, and can in fact, contain…Read More
When it comes to cleaning, there are a myriad of products and brands on offer. Bathroom cleaner; kitchen cleaners; floor cleaners; bleaches; mould and mildew cleaners…the list goes on. But, are so many different products needed to clean the home successfully? There are many cleaners which say that you can spray stubborn stains, leave them…Read More
When we arrived, both my friend and I were pleasantly surprised at the range of items available to us. There was a large selection of dry foods such as pasta, rice and grains. There were also several varieties of each; from wholewheat fusilli to large conchiglioni shells; from brown rice to risotto and white long grain rice; and from soya beans to couscous, lentils and chickpeas. There was also a selection of loose teas on offer, ranging from fruit teas to herbal teas to breakfast teas. A wide selection of herbs and spices were on offer too. I was also impressed by the selection of fresh fruit and vegetables on offer. I was able to buy salad ingredients such as cucumbers, radishes and tomatoes without any packaging at all!Read More
Many of us are now more aware of the global issue with plastic pollution. In January 2018 I decided to start on a journey to plastic free and then to zero waste. It’s middle of summer and the weather outside is 30ºC plus (hard to believe in the UK since we get so much rain!).…Read More