When I sat down today to write - I really didn't know what to write about. I am feeling low about the state of the world, and the state of the environment, and I am not feeling that inspired about my eco friendly life. I am also very aware that negativity is contagious, and I … Continue reading When you’re feeling kinda low – eco-anxiety & eco-frustration
In these challenging times, I have found it hard to find a balance between worrying about the waste I am creating and working with what is still available and trying to be okay with that. It has been particularly difficult to know which option is the best option when neither is what I would usually … Continue reading 3 Ways to keep the balance during difficult times
I recently found out, in light of the coronavirus, our local libraries are closing until further notice. At first, I was devastated - don't get me wrong, I understand it - but the library is a resource I use on a weekly basis and without it, I wasn't sure how I was going to get … Continue reading Reading Challenge Time!
If you have been reading this blog for a little while, you know that I have really struggled with gifts, both giving and receiving. I thought that telling people that I didn't want or need anything was the best way to maintain my zero waste and minimalist lifestyle. And even though I would still be … Continue reading 4 Gifts that I love giving and receiving
I am sure everyone has seen over the last couple of weeks, that we as a society are going crazy with our 'stocking up mentality'. Now I am not here to give advice on whether you should or shouldn't stock up on the essentials or not, that is a completely personal decision that seems to … Continue reading An opportunity to use what we have
In this current climate, it is hard to go 5 minutes without hearing about coronavirus, but where I am from, we are also headed right for flu season - fast. While I think that it is important that we take care of our medical needs, without too much concern for the waste, there are certainly … Continue reading 5 Zero Waste Hacks to keeping hygienic on the go
I watched a video the other day, and it really struck me as something that I should share with you all. As you can probably guess, I watch a lot of videos about sustainability and follow a lot of influencers (for lack of a better term) who talk about how we as individuals can do … Continue reading Respect for the research – the kind of voice we need in the eco-world
Ok, so I have definitely caught the Matt D'Avella bug when it comes to 30-day challenges, and while I don't think I'll be taking cold showers every day for 30 days (seriously, if you live in a hot place, you know it isn't possible even if you wanted to - the cold tap isn't even … Continue reading My January 30 day challenge
I think reading is one of the most important ways to grow as a person. Whether it is reading about our impacts on the environment, about Zero Waste or minimalism, or simply reading about a person's life or lifestyle that is different from your own - reading can be a way to experience something you … Continue reading 3 Books I’ve read this month
Yesterday, I was watching a Youtube video of someone grocery shopping. They were a normal, everyday person purchasing normal everyday things - but I couldn't help that the contents of their shopping basket struck me as a little odd. However, it did inspire me - so here are 3 everyday things that I have not … Continue reading 3 Things I haven’t purchased on my Zero Waste Journey
I recently read Kathryn Kellogs book, 101 Ways to go Zero Waste. I would personally like to congratulate Kathryn on this massive achievement. Writing a book is a mammoth task, and this one was eloquent, well researched and an amazing representation of the Zero Waste movement. That said, It is important to note that this book … Continue reading 101 Ways to go Zero Waste – A Review
There is some good news hitting the eco-community over the last few months, and I thought it was time to give you guys the summary. Here are all of the Countries, States, Cities, and Counties that have declared a Climate Emergency around the world. The UK, France, and Ireland: The Uk was the very first … Continue reading Who has declared a Climate Emergency so far?