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
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
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!
My Mother has been following my blog with interest and has reported back that it’s really increasing her awareness of plastic. After my last post, she sent me this picture to demonstrate that she’s been washing and reusing every plastic bag! I was really impressed. The less said about the 17 plastic toothbrushes she discovered… Read More Leading by example
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
Two months in already. Tomorrow is officially the first day of Autumn, even if it does feel like Summer has just arrived. It’s also, somewhat weirdly, the start of Lent. Because Easter is so symbolic of Spring, it feels odd celebrating it as the days get shorter. Back to February Total plastic: Labels from… Read More Two Month Overview