Sue Perkins

East of Croydon

Author: Sue Perkins | Publisher: Penguin A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the remote and snowy peaks of Tibet. Up until that point, the farthest East I'd been was Torremolinos, in the Costa Del Sol.… Continue reading East of Croydon

Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Challenge: Day 5

Bathroom I ran out of make-up remover wipes sometime ago, and I haven’t found a good replacement. Baby wipes get into our sewer systems and cause fatbergs (gross), and into the ocean where they harm marine life. There’s a great Friends of the Earth article that explores the problem. Not to mention, the single-use plastic… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 5

Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Challenge: Day 4

After the fiasco that was yesterday, I was determined to do better today. I’m also relieved that today was a work from home day. I have a sneaking suspicion that not being at work contributed heavily to my successes over the weekend… My plan for today was to do a lot of work, while in… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 4

Bea Johnson, Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Home [Book Review]

Author: Bea Johnson | Publisher: Penguin Bea Johnson transformed her family's health, finances, and relationships for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing half litre per year. It's all down to the 5 Rs: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot (and only in that order!). Zero Waste Home shows how these key principles can… Continue reading Zero Waste Home [Book Review]