Don’t waste electricity, don’t wastepaper, don’t waste food. Live the way you want to live but just don’t waste. David Attenborough I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. I took a road trip so it was more of a summer holiday than a traditional Christmas for me this year. I saw lots of lovely scenery, visited the TSB Festival of… Read More Simple!
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
Here’s some of the random plastic I collected in June/July. More below. From top clockwise Tamper proof plastic on a jar of curry paste (only one I could find in CBD at 8pm one night) Sellotape used as a lint removal on a black jacket. I had a presentation and my reusable ones were not… Read More June/July plastic and some DIY
Here’s April and May Plastic: It looks a lot this time and has really pushed me back to thinking about what I’m buying. Electric toothbrush head packaging (which I can take back to Terracycle) Hob nob and coffee both bought one weekend when I was dosed with a cold and didn’t venture further than local… Read More Before another month passes
As always, quiet on here means being pretty busy at work. But while I’ve been quiet it seems lots of people are now really starting to come to grips with the need to take action on environmental issues. The double pronged approach of the voice of youth, Greta Thunberg and the elder statesman David Attenborough… Read More Times, they are (fingers crossed) a changing
It’s cold, wet and miserable in Wellington this weekend. It feels like we’ve skipped an entire season and hopped straight into Winter. On days like this I really really miss central heating, or an open fire. Here’s my March plastic. I picked up the dose that was doing the rounds in the middle of the… Read More 2019 March recap
Being plastic free isn’t always straightforward. Sometimes it just can’t be done and you need to make the best choice out of the options available or do without. Here’s a little example. Plastic free ice cream. Back in 2017 I found the simple solution of buying ice cream scoops in cones. Nice and easy, albeit… Read More Dilemmas