• Zero Waste

    10 ways to take part in Zero Waste Week 2020

    Zero Waste Week this year is from 7-11th September. It's an international awareness campaign to make participants critically analyse and reduce their waste. But how exactly can we do that in 2020? So 2020 has been interesting to say the least. It's been a rollercoaster for so many different reasons and safe to say, life will probably never be the…

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    7 simple decisions to have a zero waste Christmas

    We often head into December with a plan of how the festive period will look, but by two weeks in we are often frazzled, overwhelmed and feeling like throwing in the towel. At this point having a waste free Christmas feels impossible and is not even on our minds any longer; it’s just about getting everything done in time. But…

  • Lifestyle,  Zero Waste

    Zero Waste Christmas gift guide

    Nothing in this post is sponsored. It's just things I like and would be happy to give or receive. Images from the respective websites. I'm UK based, as are many suggestions. Gift giving can be hard. It's especially hard if you're looking for gifts that are ethically made and sustainably sourced, and also do some good in the world. Many of us…

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    A to Z of zero Waste: R – Recycling

    Welcome to our series of posts on the A-Z of zero waste! An overview of everything that has been shared so far can be found here. This week we are talking about recycling and it can help up reduce waste. There is much contradictory talk about recycling and its role in waste reduction but talking in absolutes won't help us…

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    How to have a zero waste halloween

    A survey released this month by Hubbub and Fairyland Trust has found that in the UK, halloween costumes alone generate over two thousand tonnes of plastic waste - the weight of 83 million plastic bottles. The cause for this plastic waste, is plastic based fabrics, such as polyester, which made up 83% of costumes. Other research shows that over 30 million…