Covid 19 Quarantine has spiked the use of disposable and toxic products- masks/gloves lie everywhere, take out delivery is the go-to, single use plastic has drastically increased, and massive amounts of chemical cleansers are being used.
So while the carbon footprint has lowered in regards to transportation and human travel -our consumption habits have not- more waste accumulates, harmful for all species and the environment.
So what can be done? How? Let's find out!
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.
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.
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 😉
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!
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.