• 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…

  • Our Project,  Reducing Waste

    Minimising Waste to Landfill

    My major focus for 2019 was minimising waste to landfill from our household. Before moving on to new goals for 2020, I thought I’d recap our progress on this front and outline the steps we have taken. Emptying the Rubbish…

  • newspapers stacked and tied with string
    New Habits,  Reducing Waste

    Recycling is not the answer

    Recycling makes sense, doesn’t it? Reusing resources means Earth’s finite resources last longer, plus energy, fuel and water are saved in the harvesting of new resources. And making products from recycled materials uses less energy than making them from new…