Here’s the tally of week 1 of #PlasticFreeJuly – how I succeeded and where I went wrong Continue reading Plastic Free July – Week 1
Don’t just focus on your own plastic use this plastic free July – encourage your community Continue reading Plastic Free July & Community Action
A challenge to drastically reduce my plastic waste in July while travelling internationally and getting married…. What could possibly go wrong? Continue reading Day 1 #PlasticFreeJuly
My beauty routine is closer than ever to zerowaste in San Francisco. I have found a wider range of smaller cosmetic manufacturers using organic products and sustainable packaging (some of which seem in tune with the city’s hippy dippy past). We continue to make our own toothpaste – the baking soda comes in cardboard boxes here … Continue reading Zerowaste Beauty Status Update!
A lot has changed in the past 10 months and I have big news for you! I have finished my doctorate and moved continents! I am happily settling into one of the most forward thinking cities when it comes to zerowaste – San Francisco. So much of my life has changed, but my commitment to … Continue reading San Francisco
I’m finding myself very envious of people who live in countries with bulk stores and widespread composting. Making progress in the kitchen is really really difficult in Ireland with all dried goods packaged in plastic and especially living in an apartment block with no compost service and a management agency that ignores me. But rather than feeling … Continue reading ZeroWaste Progress | Kitchen Problems
I shopped in the Berlin Original Unverpackt when I lived there last summer and have been thinking about how and where it would be feasible in Ireland since. These are some of the thoughts I’ve had on this topic: My best guess is to start small with stalls in the farmer’s markets to test and … Continue reading A Zerowaste shop in Ireland?
Decluttering sentimental items is the hardest part of the declutter. Once you really consider the items however you will know whether or not you really want to keep it. For example, I gave away 6 bowls that came from my grandparent’s house. They weren’t special or anything but after they passed away I was … Continue reading decluttering – Sentimental Items
I chose one value to work on but it helped me live to all my values. Continue reading What do you value most?
I’m still mega busy with PhD and it’s keeping me from being able to blog, but when I saw this I had to share it with you. Edible cutlery could be revolutionary for reducing unnecessary waste and I really hope this company and idea takes off. Imagine this at Music festivals, airplanes, fast-food places. Not only is … Continue reading Edible Cutlery!