How To Create your Own Christmas eCards – Zero Waste Lifestyle

In preparation for Christmas, I have been researching ways that we can reduce the amount of waste we produce. I have a whole list of things I’d like to try, one of the things on that list is sending Christmas eCards instead of traditional cardboard cards.  Continue reading “How To Create your Own Christmas eCards – Zero Waste Lifestyle”

My First Zero Waste Shopping Experience

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”

15 of the Best Blogs to Follow About Zero Waste

It is no secret that we live in a ‘throw away’ culture, why repair when you can simply buy new? The problem with this mindset is that we are starting to drown in our waste! Rather than accept this new way of living there are a group of people out there that are trying to tackle the problem head on. Continue reading “15 of the Best Blogs to Follow About Zero Waste”

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life – Book Review

Zero waste is a concept that I have become increasingly interested in. After studying environmental and energy studies at university it became very clear that recycling is not the answer! The answer is to create less waste in the first place. If we have less waste to start with there is less waste to have to deal with. It’s quite simple when you stop to think about it.  Continue reading “Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life – Book Review”