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Lagom, apparently, it's the latest thing

Just as there are trends in fashion, and food, and sporting and keeping fit activities, so there seems trends in life-style; it seemed to be mindfulness, and hygge, and now it’s lagom… which means just the right amount. 318 more words

Bits And Pieces

Chopping Plastic Out of My Life

So. Plastic bags take 10-20 years to break down in the environment, and in that time, can be devastating for animals like sea turtles, which easily mistake floating bags for jellyfish, and swallow them. 871 more words

Plastic

Living Simply: Take 2

Google “living simply” and you’ll get millions of results  –  essays, blogs, books, websites, conferences. Clearly, living with a smaller environmental footprint –  more intention, less stuff – is an appealing idea that’s gaining popularity. 613 more words

Waste Reduction

Composting and waste reduction in the UK and Australia

Since moving to Australia I have taken on a couple of voluntary roles at a nearby community centre and garden run by the Australian Red Cross. 896 more words

Food Waste

DIY Beeswax Wraps

First step to a zero waste lifestyle , or what I prefer to call it a less-waste lifestyle is to reduce the use of plastics and single-use items. 312 more words

Lifestyle

Living Simply: Take 1

Google “living simply” and you’ll get millions of results  –  essays, blogs, books, websites, conferences. Clearly, living with a smaller environmental footprint –  more intention, less stuff – is an appealing idea that’s gaining popularity. 737 more words

Waste Reduction

Loose Tea

I drink tea everyday – usually green tea – so when I needed to restock I decided to make a change.  Instead of buying a few small boxes, or even a large box at Costco I ordered tea diffusers and loose tea. 289 more words

Sustainable