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!Read More »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.Read More »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. Read More »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. Read More »Ecoegg Laundry Egg – Kind to your Environment, Pocket & Skin
Junk mail is not only annoying but it’s also a complete waste. It’s the bane of my life, I didn’t ask for it and I don’t want it in my house. Whenever we get any unsolicited mail it always goes straight into the bin. Tell me I’m not alone in this?
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.Read More »15 of the Best Blogs to Follow About Zero Waste
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. Read More »How I Saved £84 last Year by Switching to Reusable Pads
The thought of reducing your household waste can seem like a daunting task. The average UK household produces more than a tonne of waste every year. I mean where do you even start to reduce that amount?
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.