The kitchen is easily the most used in the home and has the biggest potential for waste production. Here are some easy things you can do to make your kitchen happy and waste-free. Food Packaging and Storage Step away from the cling-film!
In just a few short weeks, summer holidays will end and the prep for school will begin again. Alongside buying new shoes, hemming trousers and stocking up on pens that will inevitably disappear, the never-ending cycle of what to pack for lunch will also be at your doorstep.
Since we were kids, we’ve constantly been told to share. Home-sharing – and to a degree, Airbnb – is the ultimate form of sharing and home-swapping is the purest type of sharing out there. They’re both wonderful ways to involve yourself in the sharing economy.
For outdoors aficionados across the globe, high summer means one thing: getting into the garden and firing up the barbecue. So load up your briquettes and call up the family; with a couple of canny purchases you can build the perfect durable barbecue set.
Initially, I struggled with how to make my bedroom zero waste. So I sat on my bed and asked the question: “What in here could have a toll on the environment?” The more I looked around, the more I saw. Everything we own will eventually become waste.
Our lives revolve around convenience and cheap products wrapped in plastic, but at what cost? In this article series, I’ll aim to show that if each of us make small changes in our everyday life, we can make a huge impact on our waste production.
The home office is a huge area where waste can be reduced, but many of these tips can be applied to commercial offices as well. Try making changes at work too. Most employees (and bosses!) love the idea, especially when they see the impact on a larger scale!
Valentine’s Day. It may not be your favourite holiday (heck, you may not even consider it a holiday), but nonetheless it’s here. Instead of shelling out your hard earned cash on sparkly do-dads and blingy thinga-ma-jigs, consider doing something a bit less tangible.
The brilliance of Solidteknics will not have escaped most BuyMeOncers. We’ve told you about their professional chef quality, their ability to last your family several centuries (our favourite fun fact) and of course their perfected, considered design. What more could there possibly be to say about these meticulously engineered metal pans?
A LIGHTBULB MOMENT Have you seen The Lightbulb Conspiracy? If you haven’t, consider adding it to your Christmas film list. Maybe you’ve already had your fill of outrage for the year, but persevere – take a deep breath, absorb the information and you can always fix yourself.
Six months ago, I arrived in London with everything I owned – my DSLR, a carry-on bag of travel essentials and a single (extendable) suitcase filled with my clothes and important possessions. Seems minimalist, but I assure you it took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to make it a reality.
THE PESTILENCE OF PLASTIC Between California and Japan, beginning only miles off of the coast of North America, floats a five metre-deep concentrated soup of microplastic and debris.