Having begun my plastic-free and zero waste journey in January 2018, I’m now over 7 months into it.
In that time I have made some significant changes to my consumer habits, which, in the last 3 months, has significantly reduced the amount of waste I now send to landfill.
In the past, I have taken home a certain amount of plastic packaging mainly because of the consumer culture and convenience lifestyle that I’d become accustomed to. As I mentioned right at the beginning of this blog, in November 2017, Blue Planet II opened my eyes to the impact that our plastic waste is having on our oceans, our health and our planet. When I decided to start trying to eliminate plastic packaging from my life in January 2018, I really had to consider how best to tackle the issue while trying to keep to a budget.
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.