Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste Challenge Wrap Up

In case you missed all the excitement, I’ve been doing a week long zero waste challenge – a plastic fast, if you will! The rules were simple: Avoid single-use plastic for one week, and no new plastic of any kind I get 5 “free passes”, for things I can’t live without If I already had… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge Wrap Up

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Zero Waste Challenge: Day 7

My last day of the Zero Waste Challenge! I decided to go all out and finish my cleaning supplies, but was somewhat thwarted in the food department by a killer hangover. Food With a cracking hangover this morning, McDonald’s was a must. Luckily, all the non-fruit things come in paper. However, I did buy juice… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 7

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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

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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]

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Zero Waste Challenge: Day 3

Global Recycling Day It’s Global Recycling Day over on Waste 360 and my feed is inundated with recycling tips! Finally, my own Super Crunchy posts won’t look so out of place… My favourite tip is from Iris, who runs The Nabalo Lifestyle: Food Going back to work was slightly more challenging food-wise. Food has, in… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 3

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Zero Waste Challenge: Day 2

Confession We had a small slip up last night. I had to use one of my free passes for milk. The milkman doesn’t come till Tuesday and we were all out. Food Today was pretty easy though, from a zero-waste perspective. I went out for breakfast, which may have contributed to the restaurant’s waste -… Continue reading Zero Waste Challenge: Day 2