The Zero Waste Home: 13 Easy Swaps for the Kitchen

The Zero Waste Home: 13 Easy Swaps for the Kitchen

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!

September 08, 2017
August Spotlight: Dalcini Stainless

August Spotlight: Dalcini Stainless

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.

August 07, 2017
5 Tips to Make Your Home-Share More Eco-friendly

5 Tips to Make Your Home-Share More Eco-friendly

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.

July 28, 2017
Create Your Own Gourmet Barbecue with 5 Timeless Buys

Create Your Own Gourmet Barbecue with 5 Timeless Buys

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.

July 14, 2017
The Zero Waste Home: A Rubbish-free Bedroom in 7 Easy Steps

The Zero Waste Home: A Rubbish-free Bedroom in 7 Easy Steps

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.

June 29, 2017
The Zero Waste Home: 11 Alternatives for Bathroom Essentials

The Zero Waste Home: 11 Alternatives for Bathroom Essentials

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. 

 

June 23, 2017
The Zero Waste Home: 6 Ways to Reduce Office Waste

The Zero Waste Home: 6 Ways to Reduce Office Waste

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! 

 

June 01, 2017
Treat Your Valentine: 3 Recipes & Products for Lasting Love

Treat Your Valentine: 3 Recipes & Products for Lasting Love

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.

May 25, 2017
Spotlight on: Solidteknics

Spotlight on: Solidteknics

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?

May 25, 2017
From Lightbulb to Smartphone: The Top 7 Built-to-Last Electricals

From Lightbulb to Smartphone: The Top 7 Built-to-Last Electricals

 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.

March 03, 2017
Cull the Clutter: A Practical Guide to Decluttering

Cull the Clutter: A Practical Guide to Decluttering

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.

March 03, 2017
Purge the Plastic: The Detriment of Food Packaging & How to Shop More Sustainably

Purge the Plastic: The Detriment of Food Packaging & How to Shop More Sustainably

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.

October 27, 2016