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.
Unnecessary packaging can be a real pain but there are times when packaging is an absolute necessity, you won’t get far carrying loose lentils in your shopping basket, or saying “no packaging please” at the deli counter and having to walk home holding ham slices in your palm. Luckily there is an answer, you can… Continue reading Bring your own packaging
Tissues are scratchy, heavily packaged, and surprisingly expensive!Handkerchiefs are soft, un packaged, and super frugal! They are easily made of old clothes (tshirts, sheets, even socks!) And depending on the fabric you use, you may not even need to hem them. Of course you can buy handkerchiefs easily, charity shops are great places for pretty… Continue reading Issues with Tissues
So you know when you go to the fruit & veg section of the supermarket and next to the banks of apples, pears, carrots etc there are little plastic produce bags? They are there for your convenience, to keep your lovely purchases from rolling around or worse still… touching veg of other types! Yesterday I… Continue reading Set your produce free!