Is zero waste really zero waste? This is a question I have been asking myself lately and which I am sure many zero-wasters and aspiring zero-wasters (I consider myself in the latter category) have pondered at some point throughout their journey towards a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. I think there are some situations, rare though they…… Continue reading IS ZERO WASTE A MISNOMER?
I’m one of those people who loves to always have clean hands. Whether I’m eating out, using public transport, in a shopping centre (which is not often these days👍) or in the park on a picnic, I feel there’s something comforting and fresh about washing my hands. Since it’s not always possible to access a sink…… Continue reading ZERO-WASTE WET WIPES
Hello all! Firstly, apologies for my absence since mid-March. I needed a little break from my digital life, and it has done me the world of good to just be away from it all for a bit. During my downtime I decided to remove my Facebook account, to seriously cut back on my Instagram time,…… Continue reading FRIDGE SURPRISE: SWEET POTATO + BLACK EYED BEAN BURGERS
Yep, that’s right, I’ve quit shampoo! This is something I tried to do back in my late teens (a period characterised by veganism and long flowy skirts) but…well, it didn’t work. My hair was always either super dry or super oily and I eventually became frustrated and gave up. I had been using a product…… Continue reading AU REVOIR SHAMPOO, HELLO NO POO!
I have an exciting new project to share with you today, something I have been considering doing for quite some time but haven’t been 100% sure about committing to before now. Friends, as of this weekend I’ll be conducting a little experiment, the subject of said experiment being yours truly. I’ll be forbidding myself from…… Continue reading INTRODUCING MY NOTHING NEW PROJECT
Since starting up Simple Life Experiment, I’ve been looking forward to sharing some of the ways we are working towards zero waste in our home. It’s a very ambitious goal, and the fact that we use a bin and we still take it out each week is evidence of just how ambitious it is, but we…… Continue reading ZERO WASTE UPDATE: HANKIES, ECO-FRIENDLY PERIODS AND MORE
What’s a girl to do when faced with two (limp) carrots, three (lonely) tomatoes, an (ever-so-slightly mouldy) onion and some (ancient) garlic? Make pasta sauce, of course! But first, a bit of background. I’ve decided that today I’ll share with you the first of a ‘fridge surprise’ series that I’ll be starting on the blog.…… Continue reading FRIDGE SURPRISE: CREAMY CARROT PASTA SAUCE