Before we start this article can we just pause and think about how crazy the title is; ‘plastic-free tea’. Who in their wildest dreams ever thought we’d have to worry about plastic in our tea? And yet here we are.
I often hear the excuse / complaint / declaration that living more sustainably is a privilege. What on earth does that mean? Does it mean that people in crisis haven’t the time or headspace to make changes in their life? Well, duh! I’d hope that people in such situations have the common sense to scrollContinue reading “Sustainability on a Budget”
I’ve been able to access some fantastic webinars as a result of the global lockdown. A small win in the grand scheme of things but a win all the same. Most talked about the impact of the pandemic on the circular economy, the sustainable living / zero waste movement, campaigns against the climate crisis andContinue reading “Reusables and Covid-19”
A few months ago a good friend recording this conversation about food waste (40mins long) with Jess from my local zero waste grocery store The Good Neighbour in Dublin 14 and my good friend and fellow zero waster Kalpana Shanker. We did if for two reasons, 1 as a test for a podcasting series andContinue reading “A Conversation about Food Waste”
I wrote this article after I was (rightly) challenged on some of the sources of my arguments about bottled water. I’m often heard saying that one of the easiest ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to give up bottled water and that tap water is just as good – if not better – butContinue reading “Bottled Water versus Tap Water”