• Reducing Waste

    Low Waste Advent Calendar Ideas

    I’ve gathered together some low waste Advent calendar ideas for you to share with your family this year. Counting down to Christmas is a popular family pastime but store-bought Advent calendars tend to be waste heavy. Making your own low-waste…

  • two apples in a single use plastic bag
    New Habits,  Reducing Waste

    Refusing Plastic in July

    Plastic Free July starts in just under a week. I’ve signed up to refusing plastic for the month. It is impossible for us to avoid ALL plastic as I discussed in a blog post around this time last year. However,…

  • 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…