Now that we’re living with Covid instead of living in dread of it I can finally publish this article on Eco Kids Parties that I’ve had in the pipeline for about 2 years. I was at a kids event recently that generated SO MUCH WASTE it was heart-breaking, especially as it was largely avoidable. WithContinue reading “Eco Birthday Parties for Kids”
My kids are in a great school in terms of academics and teaching quality, but boy is it wasteful. My heart aches every time I see laminated certificates, or requests for plastic folders and single-use pens coming home. I’ve offered to go in and help the school reduce its use of plastic with the PlasticContinue reading “Sustainable Schools”
Keeping kids occupied without buying stuff or generating lots of waste is the holy grail for a lot of parents. I’m always quick to bookmark ideas for low-waste activities that don’t cost the earth. Here are some I came across on my internet travels.
I thought I lived a sustainable life until I started my Zero Waste journey, and this website, in 2016 but God was I clueless. I didn’t even realise single-use coffee cups weren’t recyclable or compostable and I had been heavily involved in an ‘environmental’ political party for 4 years at that stage! So needless toContinue reading “Raising Zero Waste Kids 2022”
This article is for the wonderful participants in my ‘Crochet Cuteness’ class at a previous Zero Waste Festival in Dublin, and anyone else who wants to have a go at making their own amigurumi toys. Here’s the little fella I made in his new home, my daughter’s doll house.