• Homemade Yoghurt in bowl with berries
    Reducing Waste,  Tutorial

    How to: Homemade Yoghurt

    Homemade yoghurt is one of the things I suggested you could try making from scratch at home. At the time we were subscribed to a homemade yoghurt delivery service provided by a local young person. Since then I have perfected…

  • Makeup Remover Lotion and Reusable Wipes
    Reducing Waste,  Tutorial

    How to: Makeup Remover Lotion

    Makeup can be a plastic intensive product but makeup remover doesn’t have to be. A while ago I posted a how-to for making reusable makeup remover pads. At the same time, I made some makeup remover lotion and said I…

  • How To Make Knitted Dish Scourer
    Reducing Waste,  Tutorial,  Upcycling

    How to: Knitted Dish Scourer

    Lately we’ve been using a knitted dish scourer I made myself. Most supermarket dish scourers are made from plastic so I will not buy those any more. Some compostable hemp or coconut fibre versions are available from specialty stores. We…

  • How To Make T-Shirt Yarn
    Tutorial,  Upcycling

    How to: T-Shirt Yarn

    Tshirt yarn is really easy to make and it means those old holey t-shirts that don’t belong in the charity bin can find a new life. Cut up t-shirts make great cleaning cloths but the cloth from t-shirts can also…