Mindfully Sustainable.

In the last week I’ve read two great Instagram posts. The first was from Emma Ross Aka Mamalina. If you don’t follow her you should she is doing some great things. The post was based around the convenience of living a Zero Waste lifestyle or more to the point the sometimes real lack of convenience…

Inside My Zero Waste Changing Bag

I get asked a lot how I manage a zero waste lifestyle when I’m out and about with a baby, and the answer is “exactly the same way I do at home”. It’s all about being a little bit prepared and buying the right bits and bobs. In fact I recently went on a trip…

Do as our Grandparents did….

I don’t have that many memories of Nanny on my Mums side as she passed away when I was 5 but I do have lots of memories of the house she lived in with my Grandad. The garage was full of tools with anything you could possible need to fix whatever it was that had…

Finding the Perfect Zero Waste Fathers Day Gift.

Dads… their the hardest to buy gifts for aren’t they? Ask my Dad if there’s anything he might like and he replies, “don’t worry about me, save your money”. I think many of you will relate to the ‘last minute buying something for the sake of it present’. So I decided to put together a…

Why I want you to recycle less….

When talking about our mission as a family to cut out as much plastic as possible from our lives I generally get the same response from most people, “oh but we are really good at recycling” and I just can’t bring myself to tell them that it’s pretty much pointless. Ok pointless is the wrong…

Why going zero waste is good for the soul… and your clutter

Less stuff… I don’t know about anyone else but decluttering my home always seemed like a constant battle. It still is sometimes, the only thing I haven’t enjoyed about having a baby is the amount I’ve had to re- organise her drawers. It seems like once a month she grows out of clothes and I…

Why a Zero Waste Period is just Better

I will start this post with a promise that one day soon I’ll stop writing posts with “too much information” and maybe also ones with less opinionated titles but for today that’s not gonna happen… Periods… I know many people don’t really like talking about them but I’ve lived in enough all girls flats and…

My Low Waste New Mamma Essentials

If you’ve read my previous post “My Low Waste Newborn Essentials” you’ll understand that I think we are we constantly persuaded we “need” a whole host of things for a tiny baby that really are just there for us to spend a ton of money on, I came across list after list when I was pregnant…

Climate Change, The Facts… and the feelings

You may or not may have watched The BBC’s latest documentary narrated by our much loved David Attenborough. It actually took me nearly two weeks to watch it. Why? Because, if I’m being honest I was scared to. I felt like “well I’m already doing everything I can to reduce my carbon foot print so…

My Low Waste Newborn Essentials

Planning for a new baby can be over whelming. There are hundreds of list out there telling us all the things we “need”. When I was first thinking about writing this article I happened to come across an article in the Daily Mail claiming to make it easier for new mums in the minefield of…