Tag: Zero waste

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle and why is it important?

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle and why is it important?

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle? Have you wondered ‘what is a Zero Waste lifestyle’ when you’ve seen or heard about the idea? The idea of Zero Waste living has become a popular aspiration for people, as more of us think about how our actions 

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 ways to reduce food waste at home

10 ways to reduce food waste at home

Every day, around the world, so much food is wasted. Here’s how you can do your bit to reduce food waste, and save money too. Food waste is a huge problem Worldwide, a huge amount of food waste is created every day. Food waste happens 

30 Day Declutter challenge – in a zero waste way

30 Day Declutter challenge – in a zero waste way

Have you thought about decluttering and organizing your home, but not so keen on throwing things away? Try a 30 Day Declutter Challenge, but with a zero waste twist! If you have been thinking about reducing the ‘stuff’ in your home, it can be hard 

10 great books on eco friendly living and sustainable lifestyles

10 great books on eco friendly living and sustainable lifestyles

A round up of my favourite books on eco friendly living I love reading books from my local library, and borrowing books from friends. My favourite genre is non-fiction, particularly books that give useful advice on how to live a more eco friendly life. Below 

What can I recycle easily in the Waikato District area?

What can I recycle easily in the Waikato District area?

If you live in or visit the Waikato District area in New Zealand, this is what you can recycle at the kerbside. And here are some useful options for recycling items that are not part of the usual council collections. Reduce, reuse, recycle Along with 

How to declutter without being wasteful

How to declutter without being wasteful

Have you thought about decluttering your home and life? But you don’t want to throw things away and add more rubbish to landfill? Here are some ways to declutter in a lower waste way. The popularity of the ‘declutter’ Over the last few years, programmes 

Dealing with unwanted gifts in an eco friendly way

Dealing with unwanted gifts in an eco friendly way

Unwanted gifts – ways to deal with them Is it ok to get rid of unwanted gifts? And what’s the most eco friendly way to pass on these unwanted items? It’s lovely to receive gifts from people. It is a kind and thoughtful gesture to 

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 

Hidden plastics – 8 items containing plastic that might surprise you

Hidden plastics – 8 items containing plastic that might surprise you

Plastic is part of our everyday life. It’s only been since the 1960s that plastic has been in wide use, yet now it’s hard to avoid. There are hidden plastics in many surprising household items. As a material, plastic makes many things in modern life