Top 10 Next Steps To Reduce Your Waste

You might have arrived here from my post Top 10 Easy Changes To Reduce Your Waste. If you’ve already made those changes part of your daily routine, well done. This post includes ten next steps you could take to reduce your waste. They might require a little investment up front, but will help you save…

Top 10 Easy Changes To Reduce Your Waste

I thought I’d write a post for those of you who are absolute beginners on your journey to reduce waste. First of all, I’d like to say ‘well done’ and ‘thank you’. By deciding that you’d like to make some changes, you’ve already made the biggest, most important step of your journey. Desiring change makes…

Plastic Free July 2017 – Week Four & End

As Plastic Free July 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to assess how it went in the Spot of Earth household. I felt like there were some big improvements on our 2016 challenge. There was definitely a reduction in our plastic consumption compared to last year. This was partly because our middle child didn’t…

Plastic Free July 2017 – Week Three

Week Three of Plastic Free July was always going to be a tough one. It was our middle child’s birthday on Tuesday and also the last week of term. I seem to remember last year it was a difficult week as well and week three in 2016 also generated waste that impacted on week four.…

Plastic Free July 2017 – Week Two

We’re halfway through Plastic Free July and it’s been a more challenging week this week. My husband has been raiding the ‘reduced to clear’ section at the supermarket for a start. This is great because it saves us money and we feel like we’re saving food from being wasted, unfortunately it inevitably comes with more…