Tag: Reduce packaging waste

What can you do for the Plastic Free July 2022 challenge?

What can you do for the Plastic Free July 2022 challenge?

The Plastic Free July 2022 challenge is a great time to set some new goals to reduce plastic packaging waste. What can you do to take part this year? Plastic Free July 2022 – join in with millions of people around the world to reduce 

10 good reasons why your garden needs a  greenhouse

10 good reasons why your garden needs a greenhouse

Are you considering buying or building a greenhouse in your garden, but not sure if it is worth it? Here is a list of reasons why your garden needs a greenhouse! Reasons why your garden needs a greenhouse Many people think that greenhouses are just 

How to have a fabulous and eco friendly Christmas

How to have a fabulous and eco friendly Christmas

Have a wonderful and eco friendly Christmas! It’s been a challenging year in 2021, and we are all looking forward to some well deserved holiday time over Christmas and summer. As well as having a fabulous time with family and friends, we can also do 

What are more eco friendly cling film alternatives?

What are more eco friendly cling film alternatives?

Try these 5 reusable alternatives to cling film Cling film alternatives Many people will have cling film / wrap in their kitchens. It’s most commonly used to wrap packed lunches and cover leftover food. Cling film usually ends up in the rubbish bin, so it 

Plastic Free July Challenge – What new habits can you start?

Plastic Free July Challenge – What new habits can you start?

Take up the Plastic Free July Challenge and make a few small changes to your buying habits… Are you taking part in the Plastic Free July Challenge? Everyone is at different places in their relationship with plastic products and packaging. Maybe it feels a bit 

Be my ‘Eco’ Valentine – 8 gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

Be my ‘Eco’ Valentine – 8 gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

How to have an Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a fantastic time to show your loved ones how you feel about them. But you don’t need to spend lots of money or generate more waste, to express your love! Of course, you don’t really 

Recipe: Tasty Mexican Seasoning spice mix

Recipe: Tasty Mexican Seasoning spice mix

Shop-bought meal seasoning packets were cluttering my bin Some years ago, I fell into the habit of buying pre-made meal seasonings, particularly Mexican seasoning such as taco, burrito, or fajita mix. It seemed like a convenient way to buy spices and seasoning, particularly when I 

Can small habit changes make a difference to the environment?

Can small habit changes make a difference to the environment?

If you are like me, you probably wonder ‘can I really make a difference though my actions to make help the environment?’. And ‘How can one person possibly make a difference, when faced with the huge environmental impact of big corporates like the fossil fuel 

Bread without plastic packaging – a Plastic Free July Challenge

Bread without plastic packaging – a Plastic Free July Challenge

Bread without plastic packaging – a challenge for many For Plastic Free July, I decided to challenge myself to reduce one of the sources of plastic in our house – bread in plastic bags. I decided to try the following ideas: Buy bread in paper 

How to make progress towards zero waste, not perfection

How to make progress towards zero waste, not perfection

Are you making progress to wards zero waste? Or is the need for perfection holding you back? Trying to reduce the amount of rubbish you create can feel like a huge task sometimes. When you think about all the things you’ve thrown in the bin