Sustainable Lifestyle

4 extreme steps to achieving a zero-waste lifestyle

4 extreme steps to achieving a zero-waste lifestyle

March 30, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

Switching from plastic to bamboo straws is great.  So is swapping from cling film to reusable food wraps.  But one day you must confront some of the more extreme elements of a zero-waste lifestyle.

For many, there are items in our lives that we assume that we won’t be able to switch to zero waste.  However, these four examples show that there are zero waste solutions for every problem.

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Is zero waste travel an impossible dream?

Is zero waste travel an impossible dream?

March 29, 2020 4 min read

Being able to travel the world is a big dream for many of us.  We want to jet off and see amazing places, but do we have to abandon our zero-waste lifestyle to do so?

When you think about travelling, you might think about all those tiny containers of shampoo or the many bottles of water you are going to need to buy.  But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t ways around the difficulties.

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Zero-waste bathroom: 7+ ideas to get started!

Zero-waste bathroom: 7+ ideas to get started!

March 06, 2020 4 min read

Monday morning. With a mechanical movement of your foot, you push the pedal of the bin to throw yet another paper towel into it. But it bounces back and falls back on your feet. What? Is the bin still full?

A brief reminder: each of us produces an average of ~550 kg of household waste per year. So, where do you start when you don't know anything about it? Here are 7 ideas to get started 😉

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Sustainable alternatives to plastic cutlery

Sustainable alternatives to plastic cutlery

March 05, 2020 3 min read

All plastic knives and forks still exist in a landfill somewhere.  It will take up to 1,000 years for plastic cutlery to decompose.  This means that every piece of plastic cutlery ever is on this planet somewhere.

It is time to switch to sustainable alternatives.  Luckily, we've compiled a list of alternatives for you!

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How sustainable is bamboo?

How sustainable is bamboo?

March 05, 2020 3 min read

More than just a panda’s favourite snack, this wonderful plant is fast taking over the world of homewares, furniture and even construction.

But is it as sustainable as we think it is?  Here we discuss all things bamboo and whether we should give it such a lofty position in a sustainable future.

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