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My experience of ‘Plastic Free July’

My experience of ‘Plastic Free July’

It’s now a week into August and I felt the importance of looking back on how much has changed for me over the past 5 weeks, as I took on Plastic Free July here in Australia and began to open my eyes to how my […]

Conscious Consumer : What is BPA and why should we avoid it?

Conscious Consumer : What is BPA and why should we avoid it?

As consumers we are sold a huge array of harmful products on a daily basis, with very little (if any) knowledge of the adverse effects that these products can have on our body and on our environment. Have you ever wondered what all those ‘BPA-free’ stickers […]

Zero Waste : My zero waste essentials ‘starter kit’

Zero Waste : My zero waste essentials ‘starter kit’

So it’s nearly been a month since I started ‘Plastic Free July’ and really dove head first into the world of zero waste.  This month I’ve been making a conscious effort to dramatically reduce the amount of plastic I use, but in particular single use […]

Conscious Consumer : My first ‘zero waste’ grocery shop

Conscious Consumer : My first ‘zero waste’ grocery shop

Today I took the plunge and as part of my ‘Plastic Free July’ I did my first ‘zero waste’ experiment: I tried to do my weekly grocery shopping without using any non-recyclable plastics, in fact keeping all plastics to an absolute minimum.  Against all the […]