We all know that the fashion industry generates a huge amount of waste and pollution, with a recent report citing fashion as the 4th most polluting industry in the world. It’s always best to buy pre-loved if you can, so check out my list of Irish companies that sell pre-loved clothing! If you can’t findContinue reading “50 Sustainable Ethical Clothing Brands in Europe 2021”
We make home-made pizza once a week in our house. We do this for two reasons, to avoid the chemicals in shop-bought pizza and to limit the amount of non-compostable / non-recyclable waste that we generate. We’ve managed to crack the pizza base, but for a long time struggled with the mozzarella. Then I stumbledContinue reading “Homemade Mozzarella & Ricotta”
I know low-waste is all about minimising your waste and so a low-waste shopping trip sounds like a contradiction but the reality is that we all need to replace stuff from time to time. Here are the results of one of my low-waste shopping trip.
So as part of plastic free July I’ve been auditing our grocery shop and aiming to buy as much unpackaged, organic, locally-grown food as possible. It’s a real challenge to buy organic locally-grown items and sometimes you have to choose between locally-grown or organic from abroad*. Sometimes the switch has been very easy and justContinue reading “Ethical Grocery Shopping”
We’ve been making homemade pizzas for 4 years now and our kids think our recipe is better than any restaurant pizza including Milanos! On top of that it produces substantially less packaging than ready-made pizza. Are you ready to become a pizza king / queen?