Week 26 of the living natural project takes a look at how to make a bread bag. I didn’t do plastic free July. I just knew I would not be successful. The last few months have been challenging. A family with constant colds, change of job, winter blues and generally low energy levels have all… Continue reading DIY Bread Bag
Week 25 of the living natural project takes a look at an alternative to plastic toothbrushes. I was surprised to read at the War On Waste plastic toothbrushes and containers for dental floss and toothpaste can only be recycled through a free program run by terracycles and colgate. So don’t go throwing these items in the… Continue reading Alternative to plastic toothbrushes
Week 24 of the living natural project takes a look at saving our shoes. In 2009ish I bought a pair of super fabulous leather boots. They were hands down the coolest boots I have and will ever own. They set me back a pretty penny, but I knew they were worth the investment and would… Continue reading Save the shoes!
Week 23 of the living natural project takes a look at sustainable living in my own backyard. The family is putting on our green thumbs and starting a seasonal veggie patch. We’ve enjoyed growing herbs, chillies, chives, tomatoes and the the odd fruit and veg with a respectable amount of success. But never really planted… Continue reading Sustainable living in the backyard
Week 22 of the living natural project takes a look at how we can make a difference through a simple letter. It’s winter, I’m at the tail end of cold and feel the chill settling in. On the bright side, it’s a great time to drink lots of immune boosting kombucha and hot honey and… Continue reading Writing for change
Now my toilet is squeaky clean, week 21 of the living natural project looks at some simple ways to reduce my toilet waste and my impact on the environment…one flush at a time. I’ve been buying double length toilet rolls for a while now. It’s essentially buying toilet paper in bulk – 8 rolls in… Continue reading A few simple switches to a more sustainable flush
Week 20 of the living natural project takes a look at cleaning the toilet naturally. Al Bundy and my Dad were separated at birth. Ok, so that’s not actually true. But, like Al, my Dad considers the toilet a sacred place that one should spend a disturbing amount of time in. Yep, it’s got a… Continue reading How to clean the toilet naturally