Back in action this Friday

Hi Zero Waste Family! Apologies for not posting last week. Between bad Wifi during my travels, and being unwell this past week, I haven't been able to get the posts up that I wanted. Never fear, I am taking a few days to recover, and I will be back to you this Friday with a... Continue Reading →

5 Easy Zero Waste Switches For Cleaning

Have just one cleaning spray The cleaning world is consumerism gone crazy. If you ask those who market the cleaning industry, you need a different spray for every surface, a different cloth or brush for every cleaning job, and all of these products need to smell like the strongest chemical in the world. If you... Continue Reading →

Why am I on this journey?

My Zero Waste Journey began in late 2017. I had seen "War on Waste", which was followed by several life-events and media commentary that continued to chip away at my way of looking at things until I realized that I had to make a change. I felt anxious about the problems that were facing the world... Continue Reading →

How I Sort My Waste

With the plastic bag ban just around the corner in my area (Yayy!) a lot of my friends have been asking me what I do for bin liners. When I tell them that I don’t use bin liners, I always get the same reaction. They always wonder how my rubbish doesn’t smell. I thought this... Continue Reading →

How saying “NO” is Zero Waste

REFUSE!! it is one of the 5 R's of Zero Waste and Low Impact, along with: Reduce Reuse Recycle Rot (Although some add Rent or Borrow, which I will do a whole other blog about!) But let's get back to refuse. This one has been the hardest one to learn for me, because of its... Continue Reading →

Say no to the STRAW!

I spoke to my sister last week, who is also trying to reduce her waste, and she told me she was at a club on the weekend. Without thinking, she asked for a straw to stir her drink. The bartender proceeded to tell her that they no longer gave out straws, as they were trying... Continue Reading →

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