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Shampoo Bars NOT Bottles

A while ago I gave my shampoo bottle the evil eye in fact plastic bottles of all sorts have been banned in my house for quite some time. So how do I wash my hair? I could head to my nearest bulk food shop and refill my old shampoo bottle but there aren’t any near…

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Is your reusable better than disposable?

Last Friday I was lucky enough to snatch a few hours to myself and decided to catch up with my sister.  Chatting over our favourite brew at my local coffee haunt the topic of stainless steel products came up – pegs, lunchboxes, water bottles and more. In particular the idea that an eco-friendly, sustainable product…

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Doing My Best on this Journey

On this plastic free journey I am learning not to be put off because I can’t get everything just right but rather accepting that the best I can do is better than doing nothing at all. It might sound like I’m a perfectionist but I’m certainly not, I think maybe someone of the words we…

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Lunchbox Musings

Finding the perfect lunchbox is tricky it needs to the right size and shape, easy to use, not too expensive and definitely not plastic. Over the last 12 years we tried and tested so many different types – most simply didn’t last. On this journey we graduated to stainless steel containers with plastic lids and…

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I love my produce bags!

Our first step on our plastic free journey was to eliminate single use plastic bags!! Not just the ones at the checkout but also the ones used to store my fresh produce in the crisper. There had to be a way. I (Nikki) started by recycling some old calico flour bags, perfect for a couple…

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How to make Nori Snacks

how to make your own nori snacks at home

Our three boys are active healthy kids and I’m always on the look out for healthy gluten free snacks that don’t come covered in plastic. Nori snacks are a great treat but they come in individual snack packs made from plastic and include a plastic tray!! As my awareness grows of the how ubiquitous single…

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Our Favourite Keep Cup

There is nothing more indulgent and luxurious than escaping the chaos of home life and enjoying some peace and quiet while sipping on the perfectly made brew from your favourite local barista. However as conscious consumers you know the damage takeaway cups cause to our amazing planet and not to mention our bodies. Over time…

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