How long do you keep your clothes?

“The average lifetime for a garment of clothing is estimated as ~2.2 years in the UK.” www.wrap.org.uk As part of Oxfam’s Secondhand September, I’m looking into how it is possible to cut our fashion waste Is this true for you? How do you decide that a clothing item has had its day? – is it …

PLASTIC- FREE JULY: DAY 31

Let’s recap what we learnt about this month. Well done on completing Plastic-free July. If you need some words of encouragement, here you go! Remember to check out the other tips on my blog.        

PLASTIC- FREE JULY: DAY 30

πƒπ„πŽπƒπŽπ‘π€ππ“Β β£ ⁣ We usually make our own and use an old glass Nivea full-on bottle to store our deodorant. We use one of the many online recipes that use coconut oil, arrowroot/ cornstarch, baking soda and essential oil.⁣ ⁣ I bought thisΒ @lamazumaΒ solid deo to see how long it would last, how effective it was and …

PLASTIC- FREE JULY: DAY 29

π’π‡πˆπππˆππ† ππ€π‚πŠπ€π†πˆππ†β£ ⁣⁣ I don’t shop online that much, but I do on occasion. ⁣ ⁣ I keep all the packaging: bubble wrap, plastic pouches, cardboard envelopes,small boxes… to RE-USE.⁣ ⁣ If you’ve received anything from me in the post,it will either be paper or a reused pouch.⁣ ⁣ The one in the photo can …