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
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 […]
I have solved my fruit labels problems. Though I had some success earlier in the year finding label free apples at the market, since May I haven’t been able to get these. Given the amount of apples I eat, these labels do add up. Commonsense Organics sell brown paper bags of seasonal fruit ($3.99 each of or… Read More A Mixed Bag
A look back at the expectations I set at the start of the year and a look forward to the next six months … Read More Looking forward and back
On Wednesday night I got to drive a digger. Actually I got to drive two diggers, play with power tool and drive an elevated platform lift thanks to Hirepool and NAWIC. It was lots of fun. (Not me in pic as I was taking the photo) While this doesn’t seem to have much to do… Read More Digging in the dirt