Many people think that living an eco friendly lifestyle costs more money in comparison to what we might currently think of as some the most popular ways of living right now. However, there are many ways in which we can help to reduce our waste and our impact on the environment, which can save us…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
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.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
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.Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More