Loo Roll: Seriously… Who Gives A Crap?

I've used recycled toilet roll before, but despite being recycled it normally comes in plastic packaging and is often poor quality. At the start of Plastic Free July my Mam took a leap of faith and bulk ordered some toilet roll from Who Gives A Crap. It was a leap of faith as introducing more … Continue reading Loo Roll: Seriously… Who Gives A Crap?

Sustainable Swimwear Saving Our Seas

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll probably be aware that I'm going travelling soon (t-minus 42 days), which means I'm starting to think about what to pack... I'll be travelling extremely light (only taking a 60 litre rucksack), but as a lot of the time I'll be on a beach or near a … Continue reading Sustainable Swimwear Saving Our Seas

Plastic Free: Wash Bag

We're now half way through Plastic Free July and in the lead up to my travels (52 sleeps!!!... not that I'm counting...) I thought I'd share with you what's in my wash bag. Some of it's plastic free, some's zero waste and some I need your help with... Bamboo tooth brush and holder - Anything But Plastic - Dentists … Continue reading Plastic Free: Wash Bag

Plastic Free July: Grocery shopping

As we're over a week into Plastic Free July I thought I'd give a quick update on how it's going, with a focus on grocery shopping... One of my biggest plastic gripes is food packaging. Many a time I've gone grocery shopping and spent just as long putting the shopping away as putting the plastic … Continue reading Plastic Free July: Grocery shopping

My Plastic Free Struggle

Somehow we're now mid way through the month, and as promised in my previous post here is an update on how my Plastic Free July is going... Truthfully, it's not going very well. I've had some successes... I've been shopping from my local greengrocers and taking reusable bags with me, this massively cuts down on plastic packaging and … Continue reading My Plastic Free Struggle

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. I have accepted this challenge! The single-use disposables such as bottles, bags, tubs that we use just for a few minutes out of pure convenience are made from plastic, something that is designed … Continue reading Plastic Free July