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.
These little peanut buttery coconuty clusters are the perfect treat for all peanut butter lovers! They are a delicious combination of just the right amount of peanut butter and coconut mixed together into a protein filled delicious morsel.
We normally make up a batch of these and freeze them then leave them either in the fridge or the freezer for a quick protein filled non chocolatey treat. We tend to keep them in the freezer as they are a little more hidden and last a little longer than a couple of days with my boys.
Christmas can get a little bit out of hand with the amount of waste that is created and whilst we love Christmas - the traditions, the joy and the overall excitement that comes with it. There is a downside to it which we all probably need to get a little more aware of, and that is the mass amount of waste that’s generated over this time of year. To help combat this we have put together our practical, simple tips to help you have a Christmas with less waste. One where we actually take the time to choose more wisely, more consciously and therefore think about the effects on our wider environment.
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.
This is a simple, easy and affordable DIY toilet cleaner that we use in our home. The peppermint essential oil makes it smell amazing and refreshes your bathroom. The recipe is natural, safe and means that you can reduce your waste further by using your own container and refilling it over and over.