Category: Zero waste

Motorhome and Caravan essentials you need – including simple eco swaps!

With foreign holidays being harder to navigate thanks to Covid we are seeing a rise in popularity for the staycation. Motorhomes and caravans are now becoming one of the most convenient ways for people to holiday safely with their families and I don’t blame them, we have a motorhome and love it! With a few […]

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Compostable vs Biodegradable – Do you know the difference?

So often I see these words used in an interchangeable way and it seems to be confusing people. Let’s break these barriers to understanding down. Biodegradable means that the item in question will break down into smaller pieces. It might be a natural item such as food, in which case it is also compostable but […]

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9 Natural deodorants that are vegan and plastic free

When ditching the plastic from our routine, deodorants are a popular switch to make. However there is no one size fits all and people always have personal reasons for their choices. The range in this list will all be plastic free, cruelty free and vegan friendly. The options range from deodorants that are completely packaging […]

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How to make your own apple scrap vinegar

When I tell people that they can use their foodwaste to create things of use they regularly think I am a little over the top. The truth is that quite often it’s super simple to prevent something becoming waste. As the saying goes “Waste is only waste if you waste it.”. First thing you will […]

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Top 10 Environmental documentaries you need to watch in 2021

It won’t come as a surprise to many of you that I enjoy learning about the environment. I also love watching a good documentary when I have some downtime. It both kills time and educates me, that can only be a good thing right? If you also love watching documentaries and are eager to learn […]

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Where can I find a plastic free natural deodorant?

It’s no secret that I have used A LOT of different eco friendly deodorants over the years. I made the switch to natural deodorants around 5 years ago to avoid harsh ingredients, aluminium being a big one for me. You can totally flick back to see some of the previous natural deodorants I have reviewed […]

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The best products helping banish plastic from our periods

Women spend almost 10 years of their life on their period with an average of 450 menstrual cycles. Most period pads in stores are still being made of plastic (each one contains up to 4 plastic bags worth of plastic!) and most tampons being wrapped in plastic and/or having plastic applicators so there is potentially […]

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The Secrets You Need To Break Your Fast Fashion Habit.

Hey there! Welcome to Second Hand September, it’s fabulous to have you on board and ready to reduce the amount of new clothes you bring into your life this month (and hopefully beyond). October 2018 was the first time I had ever bought an item of clothing second hand. Prior to then my only experience […]

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8 Places to shop for quality second hand clothes online

During lock down most of us embraced not shopping for clothes. I mean what did we really need when all we were doing was pottering about the house and going for the odd walk? However with people returning to work and restrictions easing, seasons changing, people are starting to want new clothes. But are new […]

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Where to buy ethical jeans?

Over on Instagram it is the start of slow fashion season and I have been making lists. Lists of what you ask? Well, lists for brands you can buy ethical fashion from. Did you know over 2 billion pairs of jeans are produced each year? Imagine the environmental and human impact we could have by […]

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