I feel a bit like I’m plodding along on my zero waste journey at the moment – same old same old but I realised I haven’t blogged about a few wee things I’ve done over the last few months 1. DIY Laundry powder My soapnuts are not working in my new front loader and I… Read More Clock changes
Plastic free/Zero Waste often means spending more for things. But sometimes when you look at the whole picture, the sums add up differently I used up the very last of my 2016 hair conditioner a few weeks ago and while I’d planned on finding another alternative for fabric conditioner, today I opted just to get… Read More Sums and A Tidy Up
Sunday was another glorious Summer Day in Wellington. Even when I went out to the market at 10.30am, it was already hot. To my delight, new season apples were being sold. Yum yum yum! And cherries are still on sale. As I filled my little produce bag, someone came up to me and asked where I’d… Read More Experiments!
Happy New Year everyone. It’s 2018 and my One Year Zero Plastic challenge is up. It’s been an interesting one and, though not completely zero plastic, it’s been 99% plastic free. This is most of my 2017 accumulated plastic*, which, I have to admit, I will be very glad to put in the recycling bin… Read More The year is up!
Hello hello! I am still plodding along on my plastic free journey but have been mired down at work with lots of paperwork so spending more time in my computer blogging has been the last thing on my mind. It’s been an interesting few months here with a new Prime Minister. In the run […]
Food storage is a big topic so here’s a couple of things from today Shopping in Bin Inn with the teensiest trolley I’ve ever used. I felt like I was back in my childhood and pushing a toy pram. I burnt the bottom of my pressure cooker last week. Soaking it in baking soda, dish… Read More A successful experiment and a toy trolley
It’s been a bit quiet here recently but not because I’ve given up on plastic. Since the clocks changed I seem to have entered hibernation mode saving all my energy for keeping warm. I changed the calendar over to May at the weekend (yes, 2 weeks late) and then dreamed of sunshine and holidays that… Read More One step forward, two steps back