My counter tops aren’t stripped bare; I don’t have a cupboard full of matching glass containers with chalkboard paint labels, or wooden scrubbing brushes, or bamboo travel utensils, or matching produce bags/tea towels made from organic cotton. Phew. That feels good. Go ahead, take a moment to view me as some kind of zero waste… Continue reading I do not own a single mason jar.
I’ve coveted beeswax wraps ever since I discovered them, they just sound so fancy and look great! The problem was that they’re quite pricey and I couldn’t really find a use to justify buying them. You see, wedon’t use cling film, there’s a roll in the drawer that I can’t remember buying and we just sort… Continue reading Let’s get wrapping!
I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Over the last 2 years I’ve begun to really trust myself and try more adventurous recipes. We’ve always cooked about 60% from scratch but our recipes were pretty tired and standard – stir fry, pasta sauces, meat & veg… With the arrival of Baby Bear came… Continue reading It’s wonka time
I would say my first venture into reducing waste was buying my stainless steel water bottle many years ago. I was driving a lot for work, and not drinking enough water as I hated paying for bottled water as well as generating all that plastic waste. In a bid up my fluid levels I scoured… Continue reading Water, water everywhere
Cleanse, tone, moisturise… I never really got the hang of all that. I’d go through fits and bursts of buying all the paraphernalia that goes with it and keeping a routine up for approximately one day then the bottles and cotton wool would sit there on my bathroom shelf making it look, for any passing… Continue reading Scrubby Face
Reducing the plastic that comes out of your bathroom is much easier than you might think. At the start of 2016 I was due a new toothbrush so I opted for a bamboo one, a quick Google will reveal that finding a bamboo toothbrush is easy peasy but finding one that’s 100% waste free is… Continue reading Brush-a, brush-a, brush-a.
Along with reducing our household waste this year, I’ve been focusing on food waste. This is a definite self improvement practice because I am terrible for leaving something a day (or three) longer than I should and then I just don’t fancy it so ignore it, push it to the back of the fridge and… Continue reading Food waste is still waste