Finding a suitable zero waste deodorant has, by far, been one of the hardest zero waste switches to make. I’ve tried natural store-bought ones and I’ve even attempted to make my own. None of which have worked. Continue reading “Zero Waste Deodorant – Alum Stone”
This year I have been focusing my zero waste efforts on our bathroom. I pretty proud of what I have achieved and we now no longer need a bin in our bathroom.
Here are some of the changes I have made so far to reduce our bathroom waste… Continue reading “How to Make Homemade Zero Waste Toothpaste”
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”
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”
Back in 2015, I decided to make the switch from disposable sanitary items to reusable ones. My main reason for switching was to reduce my bathroom waste. My second motive was to save money. Continue reading “How I Saved £84 last Year by Switching to Reusable Pads”
Zero Waste is not something that happens overnight, it’s a process. It takes time to do your research and find suitable alternatives. I’ve found it helps a lot to focus on one thing or area in your house at a time, otherwise, you can seriously overwhelm yourself which in turn makes you want to give up zero waste altogether. Continue reading “My Zero Waste Beauty Routine”
This Monday marks the start of Zero Waste Week and as always it gets me thinking about the things we use in our home that could be replaced with reusables. Last year I made the switch from disposable sanitary items to reusable ones and I’ve never looked back. Continue reading “Homemade Reusable Face Wipes”
The concept of zero waste is something that I have been interested in for a long time now, right back to my uni days in Wales. However, I find even thinking about the process overwhelming. I mean where do you start?
When you actually start to take note of how much waste your family produces on a daily, weekly and monthly basis I think you’d be shocked by what you saw.
*Warning this post contains words like muff fluff, periods, fanjo, cloth pads and blood! If you are uncomfortable with that then might I suggest you read something else*
I’m currently in the process of switching from disposable sanitary pads to reusable ones. If you scroll to the bottom of this post you’ll find links to my experiences so far. As I got on so well testing my first reusable night time pad I decided to try some daytime pads as well.
*Warning this post contains words like muff fluff, periods, fanjo, cloth pads and blood if you are uncomfortable with that then might I suggest you read something else*
If you follow this blog regularly then you will already know that I am currently making the switch from disposable sanitary pads to reusable ones. I started by trialing a few one month to see how I got on. You can read about how that went here. Since then I have been slowing building up my stash.