Minimising Waste with Empathy - The journey to reduce waste, often referred to as "Moving Towards Zero Waste," doesn't demand perfection; rather, it calls for heightened awareness. It's about recognising how every decision we make impacts our well-being, our local economy, and our global footprint.
It’s researched that 30-40% of our food goes to waste and when that food waste goes to landfill it produces the greenhouse gas Methane which is a major problem here in NZ. The best way to help to divert as much food waste from landfills as possible is making sure that you have a system in place that works for you and your household. Read up on the options and which food waste system might be best for you.
We thought we would help you along in your quest to take up the challenge of Plastic Free July. We've put together our 5 best swaps for in the bathroom to ditch the single-use plastics and commit to reducing your waste. These swaps are all super simple, unbelievably affordable (you'll see in the proof!), and so easy to add into your sustainability routine.
This laundry powder recipe is so ridiculously simple and so much more affordable than buying or refilling your laundry powder every few weeks. Plus means you can cut down on more packaging and waste in your house even further.
The ingredients are 100% safe and natural with no dodgy ingredients that you aren't sure what they are exactly. I use this on all of our clothes and also on our reusable nappies and find it it works really effectively, washing everything thoroughly and depending on what oils you add to it, it can add a nice natural fragrance to your washing too.