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

5 Tips for Raising a Zero Waste Baby

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5 Tips for Raising a Zero Waste Baby

  I hadn’t heard about Zero Waste Week until this year… it’s been going for a few years now, and I’m really happy to be jumping on that very important band wagon!  As they say on their website,  “The term ‘Zero waste’ is an inaccurate Neologism that in most cases expresses an unrealistic ideal. However, the concept of Zero Waste is ethically and morally driven through a shared understanding among subscribers for the need to reduce waste as far as possible to Zero in order to maintain environmental sustainability.” … Couldn’t have put it better myself, so I won’t even...

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Plastic Free Back To School ideas

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Plastic Free Back To School ideas

  Plastic Free Back To School ideas Just today my niece has gone off for her first day at secondary school. Our whole family are so proud of her. Going back to school after such a long period off school, and to go back to a completely new school, it’s quite a big deal - she’s taken it in her stride, and I’m sure she’s had a really brilliant first day back and first day of ‘big school’.  My niece, and in fact all of my lovely family, are always giving me lots of ideas about plastic free products for...

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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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Dear Santa, this year I'd like a Plastic Free Christmas...

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Dear Santa, this year I'd like a Plastic Free Christmas...

It's that time of the year again, where we are all looking for Christmas presents for loved ones. Not easy to find the perfect product at the best of times, but when you are also challenged with the task of going plastic-free this Christmas, your efforts need to be more than doubled!  My aim is to have a low plastic Christmas this year, as a strategy toward being completely plastic free in 5 years time. My theory here is that it's better that most of the population of the world aim toward lowering our plastic footprint than just a tiny proportion of us...

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