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Week 2: Plastic-Free Cleaning & The Circular Economy

Week 2: Plastic-Free Cleaning & The Circular Economy

Some plastic-free household goodies! The pills are toothpaste btw, not what you were thinking… I am now just over halfway through my month-long challenge to give up single-use plastics this June. I can’t believe how quickly it has gone, and more excitingly, how many solutions I’ve […]

My Zero-Plastic Challenge!

My Zero-Plastic Challenge!

This June, I’m challenging myself to give up single-use plastics for 30 days to raise money for the Marine Conservation Society!   Disposable plastic has become almost unavoidable in 21st Century Britain. We wrap our fresh fruit and veg in it, we transport water hundreds […]

On plastic pebbles, micro pollution and going zero waste

On plastic pebbles, micro pollution and going zero waste

  Plastic is hard to recycle, does not decompose and is energy-intensive to produce. Why, then, is it the main material used for disposable packaging and other single-use purposes? This week’s Snippets post was inspired by a rather eye-opening experience I recently had whilst volunteering […]