If you love tortillas but hate all the plastic packaging why not have a go at making your own homemade flour tortilla wraps.
Homemade Zero Waste Toothpaste: Whether you’ve decided to transition to a plastic free lifestyle or want to avoid chemicals in commercial toothpastes, why not try making your own homemade zero waste toothpaste. As we began reducing our single use plastic consumption the day eventually came when our plastic toothpaste tube ran out. After doing… Continue reading Homemade Toothpaste
Homemade Dishwasher Powder: As the festive period approaches why not make up a batch of homemade dishwasher powder to see you through. I love experimenting by making my own cleaning products so when our box of dishwasher tablets ran out I decided to make my own. I’ve had success with DIY cleaning sprays, laundry liquid… Continue reading DIY Dishwasher Powder
Low Impact Birthday Party: Last year’s birthday party was superhero themed but this year Amelie wanted a zero waste nature theme but in reality it was more of a low impact birthday party. We decided we wanted to have a fun kid’s party but keep it as zero waste/ sustainable as possible. We definitely underestimated… Continue reading Low Impact Party
Homemade Beeswax Wraps: When we started reducing our household waste one of the first things to go from the kitchen was cling film or plastic wrap. Some people say that chemicals in the plastic wrapping can be potentially harmful to humans but the main reason for us to stop using it was that it’s a… Continue reading Beeswax Wraps
Natural Homemade Multi-Surface Cleaner: Here is my favourite recipe for a natural homemade multi-surface cleaner. As with most household products I started by swapping to a more eco-friendly alternative but was still frustrated by the amount of plastic I was purchasing. I finally decided to try making my own and after some experimentation have found… Continue reading Natural Cleaner
Natural Homemade Laundry Detergent: After trying various zero waste options I have now started making my own natural homemade laundry detergent. We’ve had loads of questions about how we make this so decided to write this blog post to share our experience so far. Like most people I used to buy branded washing liquids without… Continue reading Natural Laundry