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5 green facts about Twickenham

There will be a green wave of Irish rugby supporters descending on Twickenham Stadium this weekend. They will be hoping their team can secure a first Grand Slam since 2009 with a win against England. 274 more words

Zero Waste

Day 31

Today I threw away plastic packaging from a loaf of bread, and one bottle top with a plastic seal.

I’m considering trying to go entirely plastic free for one week next week, maybe with the exception being milk as that’s very important to our diet. 246 more words


Happy Dragonflies

Shop Earth Creations for organic cotton, hemp, and bamboo fashions for the entire family. Super stylish. Earth kind. In addition to using sustainable fibers, they also dye the clothes with natural clay avoiding the use of chemicals from synthetic dyes.  151 more words


Day 30

Today we have thrown away one plastic milk bottle, one plastic cheese packet, and one bottle lid with plastic seal.

We could have managed without all of these, though I haven’t been able to source glass milk bottles in our context of living in a city centre apartment… 146 more words


Waste-Free Grocery Shopping Essentials

Grocery shopping as a waste-free, vegan on a student budget can be terribly frustrating. It seems like a lot of limitation to put on oneself, right? 647 more words


Day 29 and The Power of Boredom

Today I have disposed of two cardboard fruit juice cartons with plastic tops, one packet of herbs, one kiddy’s snack wrapper, and one metal bottle lid which had a plastic seal on the inside. 438 more words