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

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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

Zero Waste Week reviews- Part 1- Shower gels/ hand washes vs soap

My favourite shower gel used to be Original Source Vanilla and Raspberry. I am an absolute Vanilla Fiend- I would wake up every morning and roll in a pit of vanilla pods if I could, in the same way my dog used to roll in fox poo in absolute ecstasy.  Combine this with my favourite … Continue reading Zero Waste Week reviews- Part 1- Shower gels/ hand washes vs soap

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