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!
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?
I was lucky enough to go abroad twice this summer. I went to a friend’s wedding in Portugal and for a month to Berlin for work. Both places reminded me how far Ireland has to go for zerowaste to be even a possibility. Fruit and Veg and even toiletries I have managed to find zerowaste … Continue reading Zero Waste Supermarkets and Glass Recycling in Berlin!