Some people start a plastic free zerowaste lifestyle with a wardrobe clear out. This is great but a one day purge doesn’t necessarily lead to an easily sustained lifestyle change. So what does? Gather up those consumables and start using them up! Last September I gathered up all the moisturizers, shampoos, conditioners, samples etc in … Continue reading Where to start a zerowaste life? Use up your consumables!
This is a strategy that can be implemented to help numerous aspirations – diets, exercise plans, quitting smoking, zerowaste and other resolutions. I read about it first in a brilliant book I highly recommend called The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. When you are organized and well rested, transitioning to plastic-free or zerowaste is … Continue reading A Plan for failure – If. Then. Rather than.
This wonderful Khan academy video explaining how credit card interest is calculated is just another reason to not use your credit card. If you find it hard to break free from the endless cycle of purchasing ‘stuff’ try freezing your credit card. I don’t mean freeze your bank account but literally put your credit card … Continue reading Freeze your credit card debt
Five years ago I began this blog to try motivate myself to live up to the environmental message I believed in since I was a kid. Since then I’ve been busy growing up. I moved to Oxford for a year to earn a masters degree, moved back to Dublin again, moved in with my partner, … Continue reading Less Plastic + Less Stuff + Less Waste = More Happiness