Ten plastic-free hacks that can save you cash

There’s no denying it; supermarkets are the most efficient way to shop. Soul-less undoubtedly! But they win on the cost-effective and efficiency stakes.  With the large majority of mass-produced goods being heavily wrapped in plastic, supermarkets are out of the picture for our shopping needs. Instead it’s farm shops, market stalls, fishmongers, butchers and other … Continue reading Ten plastic-free hacks that can save you cash

Plastic-free living – It’s the kids that get it

Free Download: School Assembly Presentation (at the end of this post). When we first told the boys that we were going plastic-free for a month – last June – they were surprisingly accepting about it all, particularly when you consider that they hate doing anything that’s ‘different’ or sets them apart from their friends. I … Continue reading Plastic-free living – It’s the kids that get it

What do you really need to go plastic-free?

Will-power is probably the most important thing you need if you’re trying to avoid single-use plastics. But it will certainly help if you have a few bits and pieces to hand that will ease your journey. It might seem ironic to stock up when you’re working to reduce waste and minimise plastic, but I’ve found … Continue reading What do you really need to go plastic-free?

Taking it one step at a time

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you set out with a task to completely change things by cutting out or even just cutting down on plastic. After all, it's everywhere! Bottles, bags, food packaging, cleaning products, shampoo bottles, make-up and - my current pet peeve - plastic sleeves around gift cards. Our lives seem to … Continue reading Taking it one step at a time