Category Archives: Zero Waste

Keeping waste out of landfill: 5 creatives transforming ‘trash’ into useful stuff

Keeping waste out of landfill: 5 creatives transforming ‘trash’ into useful stuff

As someone who missed out on the ‘crafty’ gene, I’m always fascinated by people with the talent to create things. In particular, I’m in awe of those people with both the vision and the skill to take ‘waste’, and make it into something actually useful and practical. What’s most impressive to me is when people… Continue Reading

5 Bad Habits I Shook by Going Zero Waste

5 Bad Habits I Shook by Going Zero Waste

Often when we talk about the changes we’ve made since deciding to refuse single-use plastic, reduce our waste and/or live more sustainably, we focus on the products we buy (or no longer buy). There are plenty of articles online about ‘zero waste swaps’ and indeed, I’ve written a few myself. I thought it might be… Continue Reading

Tired of ‘eco-judgement’? Here’s how I’m tackling it

Tired of ‘eco-judgement’? Here’s how I’m tackling it

Have you ever made a deliberate choice to do/not do something because of the environmental, ecological and/or social impact, and then mentioned that choice to a friend, shared it on social media, or made a comment to a colleague, only to be told: ‘That’s not the best* thing you could be doing’ / ‘your actions… Continue Reading

A Guide to Ethical + Organic Bras (and Bralettes)

A Guide to Ethical + Organic Bras (and Bralettes)

As I’ve said before, many things can be purchased second-hand and pre-loved. Undergarments, not so much. A lightly used bra might possibly be an option for some (versus lightly used underwear, which is a no from me). Personally though, I’ve always purchased my bras new. And I’ve always struggled to find a bra that isn’t… Continue Reading