Zero Waste Blog Posts

Take a look at our collection of zero waste blog posts:


  • Zero Waste Mop – natural cleaning made easy

    February 8, 2019

    If you’re on the hunt for a zero waste mop to add to your cleaning kit…then read on…

    Cleaning doesn’t have to involve a bunch of chemicals, plastic and other non-recyclable waste.

    Zero waste cleaning is really simple and actually requires very few items.

    In fact, most of what you need is probably already stashed away in your ...

  • Zero Waste Shaving – A Guide For Guys

    January 6, 2019

    From very wasteful shaving to zero waste shaving

    I’ve roped in a guy to bring you this post on zero waste shaving for guys…

    If you’d rather not read my thrilling account of shaving through the years then please feel free to skip to ‘How I finally managed to achieve zero waste shaving’.

    Everyone remembers the first time ...

  • Ceramic Pans vs Teflon – which is better?

    December 14, 2018

    Ceramic vs Nonstick pans

    Ceramic Pans vs Teflon…which would you choose?!

    Have you ever tried to cook an egg in a pan with no non stick coating!?

    How did it go!?

    I usually leave the resulting mess to ‘soak’ until my husband gives in and sorts it out! 😂

    Pretty much all of us own or have owned ...

  • Should we have a zero waste jar?

    December 10, 2018

    I love a good challenge and a zero waste jar seems to be the done thing amongst ‘zero wasters’  (no idea if that is the technical term…but I like it!)

    It’s basically a jar where you store the minuscule amount of waste you’ve  produced…kinda like a trophy. So, everyone can see what a freaking awesome eco-warrior ...

  • Zero Waste Products – what do you actually need?

    December 8, 2018

    What zero waste products do you really need to become zero waste?

    Does Buying Zero Waste Products Actually Help The Environment?

    It seems kind of contradictory to be writing a post about buying more things in order to produce less waste.

    There are so many ‘zero waste products’ on the market right now that it’s impossible to work ...

  • Zero Waste Tea – buy & make waste free tea

    December 7, 2018

    Want to know how to become a zero waste tea drinker?

    Being British I know that tea drinking is a pretty big deal! Brits consume over 60 billion cups each year (I think about half that figure is my parents!)

    I mean who doesn’t love a nice warm mug of their favourite ...

  • A letter to my babies…I’m sorry…

    December 5, 2018

    Waste free

    To my little boys,

    I lay awake tonight as you sleep peacefully next to me. There are so many thoughts running through my mind that I don’t really know how to start putting them into words.

    It’s as if the cloak of denial is finally lifting.

    We’ve been warned for decades that climate change was a ...

  • 50+ Zero Waste Swaps!

    December 4, 2018

    Fo be clear, I do not think that we will save the planet by simply buying “eco” products.

    I really want to emphasise that point.

    It’s important that we make mindful purchases and try to borrow or buy second as a priority.

    This post does contain affiliate links to purchase items but buy local if you can.

    That said, ...

  • 3 “eco” things you probably do that are actually bad for our planet!

    November 30, 2018

    It feels great to do something that helps the environment doesn’t it?

    Whether it’s saying no to a single-use straw or walking to the shops, we can at least feel that we’re doing something to help planet earth.

    Because, most of us care about the state of our oceans, the destruction of our rainforests and our polluted ...

  • Zero Waste Bathroom

    October 18, 2018

    Ideas for a Zero Waste Bathroom

    The bathroom. Usually the smallest room in the house but it’s responsible for producing a lot of waste!

    Our shampoo bottles and toilet rolls are often overlooked when it comes to  recycling too with only 50% ending up in landfill.

    Ensuring you recycle in the bathroom can make a big difference,” ...

  • Is Your Sunscreen Harming The Ocean?

    May 17, 2018

    Sunscreen Pollution – We’ve all heard about how plastics are destroying our oceans but what about our sunscreen? Most sunscreens contain chemicals that are harmful to marine life and it doesn’t just enter the water when you go for a swim! Each year around 14,000 tons of sunscreen end up in our oceans!

    Besides washing ...

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