I don't know about you, but for me, one of the most wasteful places in my home was the bathroom. This was also one of the most toxic places in my home - and by purchasing cheaper, cleaner, package-free products, I have really changed the landscape of my bathroom. Switch to bar soap, shampoo, and … Continue reading 5 Easy Zero Waste Switches in the bathroom – updated
Sometimes when you finish work, you get home late and you haven't prepared anything for dinner, your immediate thought is to order something in. After all, you are tired, and you simply don't have the energy to cook. But before you reach for your phone, here are 3 reasons to take a walk and pick … Continue reading 3 reasons you should pick up your own takeout
Whether you are new to an eco-friendly lifestyle or a seasoned professional, if you are thinking of purchasing a reusable cup today - don't! Whether one or all three of these reasons apply to you, taking a step back before any purchase is always a good idea. You don't drink coffee out I am certainly … Continue reading 3 reasons you probably shouldn’t buy that reusable cup
I am almost 2 years into my Zero Waste Journey, and I thought it was time to do an update on what I am still using up from my pre-Zero Waste Life. If you want to check out the items that I needed to use up during my "Use it Up" Challenge, you can take … Continue reading What I am still using up – 2 years in.
According to the ABC, Australia will potentially trial a new bin system in Adelaide. They are trialing clear recycling wheelie bins in order to make people think more carefully about their waste habits. They also hope that the new bins will start a conversation about waste in the community. While there are only 20 bins … Continue reading Show me your wheelie bin? How to send thousands of bins to landfill.
Plastic-free July is a fantastic way for people to kick-start their Zero Waste or Eco-living Journey. And just because you may already feel like a pro when it comes to plastic-free living, doesn't mean that Plastic Free July cannot be the kick-start you need too. For me, I am using Plastic Free July as a … Continue reading My 5 Plastic Free July Challenges
A lot of people in my life ask me why I no longer use teabags. While many understand that I no longer purchase them, as they often come in plastic, I also refuse them if they are offered to me in the office, and I won't order them in a restaurant. Did you know that … Continue reading Why not teabags?