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. Read More »Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life – Book Review
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It’s all go today in the Gypsy Soul household; the kiddies are back at school, I’m back to work (without distractions) and it’s also the first day of Zero Waste Week. As you may have seen on my last post this years theme is reducing food waste, something which I believe almost every household is guilty of. The average person throws away over £60 per month of food. Read More »Zero Waste Week 2016 – Day One
This year will be my 3rd year of joining in with Zero Waste Week, although we are certainly not a zero waste household yet I would love to get there one day. I know for a fact that you cannot go zero waste over night but you can make small changes every month to help you along your way.Read More »Zero Waste Week 2016 – I’m in are you?
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.
Zero Waste Week
In case you don’t already know this week is Zero Waste Week. This is my 2nd year of joining in and it always gets me thinking about how we can reduce, reuse and also save money. My pledge for this year is to switch from disposable sanitary products to reusable ones. My experiences of this will follow shortly as obviously it’s pretty time sensitive. In the meantime I have been thinking of other products that we could reuse in our household instead of throwing away.Read More »Reuse & Zero Waste Week
I’ll start of this post by saying this is a post about periods, if words like blood and vagina freak you out you then might I suggest you read something else. If however you would like to learn how you can save money on your period every month while also reducing your household waste then read on.
Zero Waste Week
I was inspired to write this post because of the theme for this years Zero Waste Week which is ‘Reuse’. I started to think about products that we use in the house and what we could start reusing insteadRead More »Thrifty Periods & Zero Waste Week
This year I have signed up for Zero Waste Week as an ambassador.
‘Zero Waste Week is an opportunity to reduce landfill waste & save money. In its seventh year, the week runs 1st – 7th September 2014. The theme is “One More Thing” – what one more thing could YOU do?’
I have pledged to reduce our food waste. We’re already pretty good at using up food and not wasting it but I believe that there is always room for improvement.Read More »Thrifty Thursday – Zero Waste Week 2014