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Less Wasteful
Are you wondering what the easiest way to transition to a zero waste lifestyle is? You probably know that you need to change some of the things you buy and use. Maybe even alter your behaviour a little. But where (and how) do you start? Don’t worry, it’s a lot easier than you think. Don’t...
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Hands up who’s found some high quality, low or zero waste dog toys? Or, more broadly, just ways to entertain your pet? Sometimes it can be hard to provide for both your dog and the environment at the same time. Often you have to make concessions for one over the other. It’s a hard one,...
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So, you’re at a loss when it comes to gift ideas for children. You’ve just been invited to a friend’s child’s birthday party. You have no idea what a 1 year old could possibly need, and even less idea what the 12 year olds are classing as ‘hip’ these days. Alternatively, you’re a close relative...
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This post on how to reduce plastic waste is a follow-up to another – Stop using plastic! Here’s the most effective way. The first post discussed the importance of mindset and awareness when it comes to reducing your plastic waste, and I offered steps on how to develop the right mindset. Without it, you won’t...
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How do I stop using plastic? It’s everywhere! It would seem that plastic is unavoidable in this day and age, and to tell the truth, you do have to work a little to avoid it. But the payoff is pretty high, and you end up with much nicer looking things. Not to mention a happier...
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My friends and family often complain about how difficult it is to buy me gifts. I’m sure you have someone, or multiple someones, in your life who are either “greenies”, minimalist/s, or both. They either want nothing at all, or only things that are plastic free, ethically made, locally made, and/or that supports a cause....
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Being a dog parent comes with many challenges. Chewed shoes (or homework), poo to clean up, anxiously searching the streets when they go on adventures, and protecting them from bities like snakes and ticks. But when you’re anything like me, you have another thing to worry about – the environmental impact of pet ownership. There...
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I love Christmas, it’s my favourite time of year. But Christmas is often a time of overconsumption and excessive waste. Tell me honestly, when you reminisce on past Christmases, what do you remember? What were your favourite parts? I’m sure it wasn’t the presents, or what they were wrapped in. It certainly wasn’t those cheap...
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Many people perceive the cost of switching to zero waste and reusable products to be quite high. I’m guessing you think this too, and you’re struggling with justifying these expensive purchases. And who can blame you? On the face of it, spending $30 or more on a single roll of reusable paper towels versus a...
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I think everyone who switches to the zero waste way of life develops a favourite zero waste product that they can’t get enough of. They love to think about it and talk about it with their friends. Honestly, they could probably become a salesperson for the product. For some, it’s the delicious-smelling beeswax wraps that...
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