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?
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
This post is particularly aimed at bag customers in Dublin who are told they can’t have brown wheelie bins by their waste provider. You have a right and reducing food waste and composting is one of the easiest changes you can make to become more environmentally friendly.
Continue reading How To Insist on a Brown Bin in Dublin, Ireland
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
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!