I was quite surprised, how many sweets are available, without or only with paper packaging. I never played attention to bulk sweets and used to buy sweets in small plastic bags and wrappers. Swapping from packed sweets, to bulk sweets, will prevent a huge amount of plastic waste. However, these sweets are not extremely healthy or … Continue reading Sweets You Can Buy Zero Waste
There are only a few natural and plastic free chewing gums available. Traditionally, chewing gum was made from chicle, a natural tree snap. Nowadays it's been replaced with artificial gum base made with plastic. I never thought, that the regular chewing gum, gum base is made with plastic. It's awful enough that chewing gum is packed in … Continue reading Zero Waste Chewing Gum-Plastic Free Chewing Gum
Nuts are really healthy and nutritious. I use nuts a lot for either baking, granola or making Indian sweets and snacks like ladoos or roasted masala nuts. I used to buy them in little plastic bags, which didn't help reduce landfill waste. Now I buy them in bulk and fill them in my cotton produce bags. I … Continue reading How To Buy Nuts Zero Waste
I am so happy with my organic farm box delivery. Every Friday I get a big box of the yummiest and freshest vegetables and fruit. The food is organic, local and free from harmful substances. This is why you should check online, if you have a local farm, delivering food to your doorstep. 1.The food … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Order An Organic Farm Box
From time to time in a zero wasters life, you might fail and produce some waste. Maybe you've travelled a long distant and ate the flight meal or you had to stay in hospital and ate candy bars and crisps. Your child had a big tantrum in the shop, because she wanted a surprise egg, instead … Continue reading What To Do If You Fail?
As a child, I lived next to a dairy farm. I would just take our milk can and climb across the fence, to fill my can with fresh milk, from the milk tank. I left a few pennies in the money box and that's how we got our milk. Here in Edinburgh, we used to buy milk in large … Continue reading How To Buy Milk Zero Waste
Halloween has turned into a scary social event. It's really scary to see the amount of waste produced, by just one night. There are not just trick or treat sweets that are wrapped in foil or plastic, it's also costumes made from polyester, so many different decorations made from plastic and a huge amount of food waste from Halloween … Continue reading Zero Waste Halloween – Zero Waste Trick Or Treat Ideas