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?
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
I seem to spend my life going round in a vicious hair-style circle. I grow it, then I get bored and chop it off, then I grow it again, then I fancy a change and chop it off... and round and round I go. This time my 'I want to grow my hair' need was … Continue reading Sustainable Summer Hair: Saya Designs
You've all heard me harping on and on about plastic pollution and it seems some of our efforts to reduce the amount of plastic we use are finally paying off! A recent study by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has found that the number of plastic bags on the seabeds surrounding the … Continue reading Zero Waste Wonders
I can't believe it has been a whole month since my last post. I really don't understand where March went and I really really can't comprehend that it is already April, which means that it is only 4 months and 27 days until I go travelling (not that I'm counting or anything...)! A few weeks … Continue reading Where did March go?
My war on plastic has amazingly rubbed off onto my Mam. Just yesterday she was showing me her new jazzy KeepCup (reusable coffee cup). Another of her recent sustainable swaps has been ditching cling film for Cling Cloths. Aside from my Dad accidentally popping one in the bin as he didn't realise they were reusable, she's been … Continue reading Beeswax Food Wraps
Every year, the world uses over 3.6 billion toothbrushes. Every year, we throw about 2 billion of them away - most of them end up in landfills and oceans. The majority are made from plastic which does not biodegrade. In my music festival post a few months back I mentioned my Humble Brush (made from a biodegradable … Continue reading Live Coco