I had hoped to write this post ages ago, by which I mean roughly a year ago. It embarrasses me to say that that is how long it took me to actually try out all of the alternatives I had wanted to. I somehow don't think I will be alone in this either. I think … Continue reading Eco-friendly dental care – bamboo toothbrushes and toothpaste tabs!
Plastic-free and pregnant!
Welcome to the plastic-free and pregnant mini-series. A blog within a blog that navigates buying plastic free, toxic free and eco-friendly baby products for pregnancy and your baby.
Bar soaps – plastic free and pretty! But do they work?
The brilliance of plastic free bar soaps! Why these should be your new soap staple - and it isn't all about the plastic.
Fabulous (and thrifty!) plastic free exfoliating sugar scrub
Exfoliating scrubs leave my skin feeling great but the plastic packaging doesn't. This simple and cheap sugar scrub works perfectly and no plastic in sight!
Simple Supermarket Swaps – plastic free shopping that’s easy.
Before I had any real inkling about what it means to start a blog (and to be honest I'm still figuring it out) I wrote a page about how to make some simple changes to reduce plastic when food shopping. I have chosen to re-write this as a blog post now with far less content, … Continue reading Simple Supermarket Swaps – plastic free shopping that’s easy.
How to avoid plastic this mother’s day
Mother's day is almost here and the evidence is everywhere! Cards, chocolates and flowers are taking center stage on the shelves and mother's day adverts are everywhere. Despite this, for the purposes of this blog post (because I hadn't considered writing it any sooner) I am hoping that many of you have done the … Continue reading How to avoid plastic this mother’s day
Why the Plastic Pancakes?
OPINION: I love pancakes, so when a day comes around that you have an excuse to eat as many as you like, I am all for it! I'm just not so much a fan of the pre-made plastic packaged stuff...
Blinded by ignorance – why we should ditch the plastic, not the packaging.
It is easy to demonise packaging in the fight against plastic, but here's how I came to realise that it isn't always quite that simple.
Mooncup daydreams – why this was my best buy for 2017
Funnily enough, I hadn't actually thought to write about my favourite finds of 2017. In fact the realisation that I even had a favourite was something that only occured to me the other day whilst on the train to work. As usual, I was paying little attention to the various weird and wonderful thoughts that … Continue reading Mooncup daydreams – why this was my best buy for 2017
New to the plastic fight?
Where to begin if you're new to the fight against plastic.