The complex truth behind your purchase

  Everything you buy has a story. Someone designed it, someone made it, someone sold it, someone dismantled it or buried it. The truth is that many of the products sold in the West, consumed like it has no value, has left an environmental stain on its original birthplace. Manufacturing Indonesia Let’s take clothing. H&M, …

Secondhand September

According to Oxfam, 13 million pieces of clothing is sent to landfill every year.Β And that’s JUST the UK. How can we reduce our fashion footprint? For starters, we can: – wear what we have – fix what we have – do clothes swaps with friends – buy second-hand clothing. Over the next few days, I’ll …

Innovative solutions to sachets and single use

I came across a wonderful initiative on Instagram. ZerowastelivinglabΒ is based in Indonesia, and aims to introduce affordable solutions to all Indonesians. If you have never visited Indonesia, or South-East Asia, you may not know that loads of everyday food, toiletry and cleaning products are sold as single use, single portion sachets. From coffee to shampoo, …

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 …