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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Trip to Zero Waste shop in Birmingham.

I have been looking for zero waste/ no packaging food shops around Leicestershire where I live, and the closest thing to what I was looking for, that I could easily access was newly opened The Clean Kilo shop in centre of Birmingham. Easy to get there for me as I have my family there so […]

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