PLASTIC FREE JULY 2020- UPDATE NO 4.

By the end of the month, I have noticed the amount of experimenting and improvising put in to replace the ready-made foods I use the most, normally available in predominantly or partially plastic packaging. Veggies, fruits, seeds and legumes are easy to get a hold of at the zero waste shops, but things like milk, […]

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PLASTIC FREE JULY 2020- UPDATE NO 3.

I feel very privileged to be able to have a choice between good quality organic food and cheep produce available in a grocery store. Below there are some tasty thing I have made during the week, doing my best to use only plastic-free products. Couple of things I was proud to make was home made […]

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Plastic Free July 2020- Update no 1.

Groceries A first plastic-free meal was some Pulled Aubergine wraps, with homemade tortillas, and since I can’t yet find any lettuce that’s not in plastic, I made a lovely and fresh savoy cabbage salad. The recipe for the wraps filling came from BBC good food magazine which I came across at my friends’ house, and […]

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Plastic Free July 2020

This will be my second year where I take on the plastic-free July challenge. I will probably take on the same basic principles as I did last year, but to mix it up a little bit this time around, I will be doing my best to get my family involved as well. I think my […]

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Plastic Free July update no 4. – Making Snacks and lunch for the week.

One of few things I have been missing while going plastic free for the month was some tasty snack I could munch on in between work time. All snacks pretty much comes in plastic, or have a plastic part in their packaging, so I though I’ll have to experiment and make my own. I have […]

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Plastic Free July update no 3. – Easy Beauty Product Swaps

Taking on this challenge I knew that at some point I will need to get some shampoo, cosmetics and cleaning products. Researching more into it, there are tonnes and tonnes of resources out there which, if you are more into zero waste, provide you with recipes on DIY cleaning and beauty products. I have prepared […]

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Plastic Free July update no 2.- general food shopping.

So every time I come to Birmingham to visit my family I always plan on doing some food shopping. It’s always good to make the most of trips away from home. This includes visiting Clean Kilo in central Birmingham. The shop offers verity of dry loose goods and some fresh veggies and spices you can […]

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Plastic Free July update no 1. – Beginning.

So today is the first day I’m starting this journey to reducing plastic I use on daily bases, finding ways to replace it and hopefully start to reduce overall waste. Few of the key things that I identified uses a lot of single use plastic that I buy and use on daily bases are as […]

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Plastic Free July.

So the Plastic Free July is coming up and this year I have decided to take part in it. Plastic waste has been an issue for many year, and me like many others believed that whatever I do will not make much difference at all since it is the bigger organisations that has to make […]

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