When life gives you lemons…

Lemons to me used to be either a zingy ingredient in cooking, or something to have when your throat starts to feel scratchy in the winter months. Little did I know the endless uses there are for this miracle fruit... CLEAN Lemons are now one of my three household cleaning staples, alongside vinegar and bicarbonate … Continue reading When life gives you lemons…

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The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

In recent years, the changing of seasons has made me nervous. What was once a linear Spring- Summer- Autumn- Winter transition pattern, is now a zig zag of all four randomly appearing at various points in the year. Although Donald Trump flat out denies that climate change is even a reality, the ever increasing incidences … Continue reading The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

A Happy Zero Waste Birthday

Recently I celebrated my 26th birthday, much to my dismay… Somehow in the blink of an eye I have surpassed my early twenties -_- However, out of all my years of living I think I am most proud of my last year, purely from the perspective of how much more proactive I have become in … Continue reading A Happy Zero Waste Birthday

Getting in touch with our green fingers and how this helps in the fight for zero waste

One of my favourite things to do in the world is finding food in unexpected places. In England, you will often see Blackberries growing wild on the side of the road, and apple trees peppering gardens of an urban neighbourhood. The best thing about these ignored bounties is that they are pretty much organic, because … Continue reading Getting in touch with our green fingers and how this helps in the fight for zero waste

Zero Waste Swap Review Part 5- Disposable Utensils Vs Reusables

When it was announced that France would be banning plastic cups, plates and cutlery from 2020 I actually did a little dance for joy (read article here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-bans-plastic-cups-plates-cutlery-energy-transition-for-green-growth-a7313076.html). Unfortunately, the UK is pretty far behind other European countries when it comes to environmental laws and it doesn’t seem like this is coming into effect here … Continue reading Zero Waste Swap Review Part 5- Disposable Utensils Vs Reusables

Zero Waste Swap Review Part 5- Plastic Toothbrush Vs Bamboo Toothbrush

General advice from dentist is to change your toothbrush every 3 months. That’s 4 new toothbrushes a year, and if we calculate the equivalent over 25 years, 100 plastic toothbrushes from just one human. Considering there are 8 million people in London, that’s 32 million plastic toothbrushes going into landfill from the population of London … Continue reading Zero Waste Swap Review Part 5- Plastic Toothbrush Vs Bamboo Toothbrush

Zero Waste Swap Reviews Part 3- TISSUES VS HANDKERCHIEFS

The rule of the game is, anything disposable is always going to cost you more money. Think about it this way; if you are buying something to immediately throw it away, you are literally throwing away your money. So aside from the environment, disposable items make no economical sense at all in our day to … Continue reading Zero Waste Swap Reviews Part 3- TISSUES VS HANDKERCHIEFS