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’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!
The past 3 months were the first time in over a year that reducing my waste felt really difficult. I moved house, I am entering the final few months of my PhD and life has generally been super busy. Because this blog is about the transition to a much reduced waste life I thought it was … Continue reading Zerowaste Progress : Personal Care
Reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill is something everyone can do easily. Continue reading 5 Hassle Free Ways to Reduce Landfill Waste
Tea wasn’t high on my list of things to zero-up-a-notch but I pick up things that will help make my transition to zerowaste easier when I see them. Continue reading Zero Waste Tea Time