Labelling My Diet – Conscious Eating

If there’s one thing guaranteed to ignite debate in a zero waste Facebook group, it’s the topic of diet. I don’t think anyone can deny that a plant-based diet is better for the environment, but not everyone is ready for full-blown veganism. Furthermore, everyone’s dietary needs and lifestyle situations are different. A young, singleton in…

The Joy of Easter Egg Competitions

It’s that time of year again. I’ve boiled about a dozen eggs, the kitchen table has been commandeered and tensions are running high. Yes, it’s the traditional Easter egg competition. I can just about cope with World Book Day costumes, but Easter egg competitions finish me off. This year there was a double whammy. Not…

Inspiring Others

Nothing makes me happier than knowing that our own eco living journey has inspired others. Just after Christmas, our middle child’s best friend’s mum (are you following me?) told me all the changes she’d made since reading my blog and following my Facebook page. These included changing her cleaning products, switching liquid soap to bar…

The Zero Waster’s Travel Companion Is Here!

Back in spring an idea was floating about the Zero Waste Bloggers Network about putting together a travel guide. Volunteers were called for. I volunteered, as did many others. Six months later, the Zero Waster’s Travel Companion is here and available to buy. That’s the short story. Here’s the longer version… The idea behind the…

Zero Waste Week Day 5 – Use It Up

It’s the final day of Zero Waste Week 2016. Have you enjoyed any inventive meals with leftovers? Had a go at meal planning? Adjusted your portion control for cooking and serving food? I really enjoyed hearing the podcast in which I was interviewed by Rachelle Strauss. I’m looking forward to listening to the other podcasts too. It’s…