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    Lifestyle,  Waste

    What are the personal and environmental benefits of a zero waste lifestyle?

    What are the benefits of a zero waste lifestyle? Read on to find out what personal benefits you might be missing out on and the positive environmental changes you could be making! You have probably heard of the zero waste movement by now and are wondering what the benefits of a zero-waste lifestyle might be. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, don’t stress! You can read my complete guide to zero waste living and learn all about it. A zero waste lifestyle can have enormous benefits to the environment as well as you personally! I choose a zero waste lifestyle for multiple reasons. They can be broken…

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    Agriculture and Sustainability,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    Reusable Water Bottles – Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Glass or Plastic?

    Alright, we all know single use plastic water bottles are the worst. Reusable water bottles are handy and make us look environmentally friendly, super kewl and fit (or maybe just the first one). But now that everyone has jumped on the reusable water bottle train, there are a million products out there! There is glass, aluminium, stainless steel, plastic (conventional, recycled and made from plants). But which one is the best?! Well, I can’t answer that, but I can provide you with some information on each material so you can make up your own mind!   Aluminium Stainless steel Glass Plastic Health Aluminium is reactive with acidic liquids so aluminium…

  • DIYs,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    Ditch the bin bags! Use newspaper instead.

    Bin bags are kinda unnecessary when you think about it. I used to use my plastic bags from the supermarket but when you don’t use plastic bags anymore you don’t have anything to line your bin, and to be honest you really don’t need them. How to have a bag free bin: Go the naked route – no bin bag at all Use the newspapers they keep leaving at your front door! Personally I go with option 2. To take it out I just take the whole bin outside and empty it directly into the garbage gin (you would do this if you went with option one).  Don’t worry about…

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    All Posts,  Waste

    The COMPLETE beginners guide to zero waste living (especially in Australia)

    Here is your complete beginners guide to zero waste living! This beginners guide is useful for anyone, anywhere in the world looking to start their journey towards a zero lifestyle. This guide will be especially useful for those of you in Australia as I’ve included some specific examples and resources for you. However, not to fret if you’re not in Australia, you will still learn a tonne! Keep reading to… Find out what zero waste living is and how it can benefit your life and the planet Get tips on where to start your zero journey Find out where you can buy package free and zero waste items in Australia…