I know I’ve said it before but zero waste is a journey. Once you decide that you want to live a more sustainable life it takes time to make the necessary changes to achieve that. Personally, I have found the best way to to do it is in stages. I focus on one area of our home and start making little switches. Continue reading “Switching to a Safety Razor – Zero Waste Lifestyle”
Whenever we buy anything new there will always be a GHG footprint related to that item including manufacturing, transportation and delivery. It’s almost impossible to not leave carbon footprint but there are certain things we can do to reduce ours. Continue reading “How To Get an Eco-friendly Kitchen and Save Money”
Autumn is always the start of a busy time for us. All of our birthdays and Christmas happen over the course of the next 4 months. After spending months clearing, minimalising and sorting our home the thought of more stuff coming in is freaking me out. Continue reading “Zero Waste Gift Guide”
This is a guest post by Emily from the blog Love Backyard.
We all like to keep our gardens beautiful in a pocket-friendly budget. So here are some ideas to reuse and recycle various household items in your garden. Continue reading “Reusing And Recycling Household Items For Gardening”
In an attempt to be more green in our home I have been working on reducing my bathroom waste. Continue reading “Switching to a Bamboo Toothbrush”
Plastic free July got me thinking about how much plastic we use in our home. I thought we were pretty good but when you stop and actually take stock of what you use it was quite shocking. Continue reading “How To Make Homemade Beeswax Wraps”
Sometimes, being eco-friendly seems to cost more but it doesn’t always have to be that way. In honour of Plastic Free July, Arabella from Exeter Baby Activities shares 7 frugal ways your family can use less plastic and save money. Fabulous for your wallet and the planet! Continue reading “7 Frugal Ways to Use Less Plastic in your Family Home and Save Money”
This week I did my first ever completely zero waste food shop. There is a new store that has opened in a nearby town called Totnes. I’ve been meaning to go over there for a while now as I was curious how it all works.
So I dragged my friend and fellow blogger Lynsey from Optimum Frugal, along to check it out. Continue reading “My First Zero Waste Shopping Experience”
When I was younger I remember my Grandmother had a very impressive larder next to her kitchen. It was filled to the brim with all sorts of homemade goodies. It wasn’t like the larders you see today on Pinterest with matching jars and chalkboard labels. It was a mishmash of jars, containers, tins and anything else that she could reuse. Continue reading “7 Reusable Alternatives to Cling Film”
You may have noticed that I have a lot fewer review posts on my blog these days. This is mainly because we are trying to live a more minimalistic lifestyle. We now only ever buy something if we really need it or feel it will better our life in some way. Continue reading “Ecoegg Laundry Egg – Kind to your Environment, Pocket & Skin”