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The benefits of reusable cutlery

Hi there, Tanita here with a short blog post on the topic of reusable cutlery. I think we have all been in the position where we have bought a sandwich, salad or soup to take away and have been given plastic cutlery to use. 446 more words


I'm Taking The #Empties Challenge!

I’m a self-admitted beauty junkie.  My hairstylist back in California knows it, my friends know it, my family knows it, and the people in a couple local Sephora locations now know it.   1,220 more words

The Makeup Stuff.

Why reusable mugs are better than disposable cups

Hello! It’s Tanita here, with a post on the topic of reusable mugs. I am a person who is fuelled by tea – it has been said that my hand is permanently locked in a reusable mug holding position! 721 more words


So another zero waste week may be over, but that’s no reason to give up trying to reduce packaging and other waste.  I have found this week really useful for focussing the mind on ways of reducing the packaging and other unnecessary stuff we bring into the home, and finding about new ways of avoiding or reusing thing – many thanks to the addictive and informative discussion on the… 493 more words

Zero Waste

5 ways to reduce your waste

1) Stop drinking bottled water (and other bottled drinks, if you can). First of all; you’re getting massively ripped off. A gallon of bottled water costs… 669 more words

Municipal Action on the Environment: Vancouver, Ottawa

Written by Denise Deby.

Municipal governments have a lot of influence on the environment. Their decisions affect how we manage waste, use energy, take transportation and nurture green space. 208 more words