Zero Waste

A Beginner's Guide to Zero Waste

20 December 2018

Did you know that of the 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic produced since the 1950s, 79% has ended up in landfills or the environment, 12% has been burned and only 9% has been recycled? I started my zero waste journey after realising the importance of refusing plastic over ‘recycling’ it.

Let’s start with a topic that’s often not talked about - periods. The first change I made was investing in a reusable menstrual cup to save a lot of waste from disposable sanitary products...

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Fruit and Veg on the Loose

25 October 2018

Does it annoy you how much unnecessary plastic packaging supermarkets are using for fruit and veg? Almost every item is covered in plastic. The worst cases are loose items that are individually wrapped. Why does one broccoli need to be shrink wrapped in plastic? Or a single aubergine wrapped in a plastic film?

I feel like supermarkets have forgotten fruit and veg comes in its own natural, protective skin...

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