My plastic free life: busy single mummy & business owner — plastic free new year

Plastic-free traditions and new starts

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Plastic-free traditions and new starts

We've got some beautiful traditions and celebrations to look forward to over the coming days, and I thought I'd take the opportunity to explore ways to celebrate these festive occasions with your families... plastic-free of course! Here's a little run down of some of the special days and upcoming celebrations over the coming days (not an exhaustive list, by any means... there's also the beginning of the LGBT+ History Month and Vasant Panchami, and more, but I just wanted to focus on a few, before I have to head off and collect my son from nursery, ha ha!):   31st...

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Just make one tiny plastic-free change this New Year

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Just make one tiny plastic-free change this New Year

It's finally 2022! Happy New Year everyone. With every New Year that comes round, a new set of seemingly unachievable resolutions comes with it! Gah!  This year, I'm trying to take it easy on myself...  it's been a hard few months for everyone. Eco anxiety is a real thing, and we don't need to beat ourselves hard with that stick as soon as the New Year comes round. Yikes! What we COULD do instead, is write a list of POSSIBLE plastic-free changes that you could tweak to make our lifestyle more sustainable and a little greener, for the benefit of...

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5 ways to shop sustainably for your family in 2021

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5 ways to shop sustainably for your family in 2021

SHOP SMALL. SHOP ECO. SHOP ETHICALLY. SHOP LOW WASTE. SHOP SUSTAINABLY.   Shop small. Plastic Free Baby is a small shop, hosting lots of independent brands dedicated to eco-friendly and plastic free family living. Small businesses, and those online particularly at the moment, provide a major economic impact to the country when we most need it. It’s so important to support small shops and businesses at this hard time where and when you possibly can. The customer service is often off-the-scale brilliant, and there’s a lovely sense of community created by them through neighbourhood links and social media communities. They...

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Plastic Free New Year Party ideas

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Plastic Free New Year Party ideas

2019 is coming to an end and it’s time to welcome this exciting new year! Have you got plans for New Year’s Eve yet? Whatever these exciting celebration plans may be, it’s time to think about how they might affect the environment! These few tricks will make sure your party doesn’t become a celebration of single use plastic! So, let’s celebrate this closing year with style! Follow me! Venue and decorations: If you’re heading out to a venue or restaurant, make sure you choose a place that doesn’t rely on single use plastics and glossy banners (hint hint, try looking...

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