8 Tips For Reducing Household Waste

I’ve mentioned before that I have been crazy inspired by Lauren Singer from Trash Is For Tossers. Two years ago she committed to creating no waste, and over those two years has filled a mason jar with her trash. That’s all the rubbish she has created. Reading about her, made me reflect on our rubbishContinue reading “8 Tips For Reducing Household Waste”

I’m scared to commit to plastic free July

Over the years we have reduced our single use plastic and waste. We tend not to drink take away coffee and when we do we use our reusable mugs. We use reusable bags when we do our groceries. We buy a local veggie box once a fortnight that has no plastic. We use our sodaContinue reading “I’m scared to commit to plastic free July”

Start Here

If you’re like most of my readers you’re striving to live a low-tax, simple and local life. You’re committed to reducing the waste you produce in your home, making more things from scratch, attempting to grow some of your own fruits and vegetables, saving money where you can and reducing the toxic load in yourContinue reading “Start Here”

DIY Reusable Food Covers

I’ve been trying to reduce rubbish in our house for a while, and reusable food covers have been on my to-do list for just as long. I’ve always used shower caps collected by our friends and family from hotels to cover our bread bowls. We’ve washed and rewashed and used them until the elastic had stretched out andContinue reading “DIY Reusable Food Covers”