5 Mins with Eco Blogger and Zero Waste Expert Kate Arnell..

As we almost step into July, will you be choosing to go plastic free? That is exactly what Australian charity Plastic Free July is challenging us to do – ‘Choose to Refuse’ single use plastic during July. I tried it last year and I actually found it very hard, frustrating, infuriating, impossible… I thought that I’d always been…

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Earth Day 2018..

This Sunday the 22nd April is Earth Day. An annual event since 1970, Earth Day “is a day of political action and civic participation. People march, sign petitions, meet with their elected officials, plant trees, clean up their towns and roads. Corporations and governments use it to make pledges and announce sustainability measures. Faith leaders, including Pope…

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Plastic Free July…

Image from Plastic Bottle Village. Did anyone else just get majorly stressed out by plastic free July?? I know it is such a great thing but I found myself having internal debates of guilt while out shopping, and going home with headaches! I’ve always thought myself quite good at the old plastic thing and try…

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Cotton Buds..

Last month saw Johnson & Johnson begin the job of switching their cotton buds from plastic to paper stems. The pharmaceutical giant has said that it will prevent tens of thousands of tonnes of plastic reaching the seas. Wow – that is an awful lot of plastic coming from tiny little cotton buds?? It seems crazy…

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