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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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

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

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 Week- daily swap reviews

               As part of Zero waste week (commencing tomorrow), I will be blogging every day about 1 easy zero waste swap we can all do in our every day life, and reviewing how swapping to that alternative has been for me! As someone who has always been conscious of … Continue reading Zero Waste Week- daily swap reviews