Zero Waste Deodorant- recipe and review

I first heard about links between aluminium and breast cancer when I was around 13 years old; I have no idea where I heard this especially back in the early 2000’s but somehow this information trickled into my consciousness from somewhere. This resulted in me buying a salt rock deodorant; however through my early teenage … Continue reading Zero Waste Deodorant- recipe and review

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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…

Thoughts on the fashion industry

As September, the month of fashion weeks draws to a close, I am reflecting on my thoughts towards fashion. In my early twenties, this world of glitz and glamour excited me massively. Why is it that it is so immensely appealing to people, myself included? As the fifth most polluting industry in the world, equal … Continue reading Thoughts on the fashion industry

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

Zero Waste Swaps Review Part 2- Reusable Cotton Pads vs Traditional makeup wipes/ disposable Cotton Pads

I have always been a cotton pad and makeup remover girl; after reading the controversy about face wipes and the damage they do to our skin 5 or 6 years ago, I have not put one on my face since. Not to mention the environmental catastrophe they create, particularly when flushed down toilets; wet wipes … Continue reading Zero Waste Swaps Review Part 2- Reusable Cotton Pads vs Traditional makeup wipes/ disposable Cotton Pads