When it comes to handmade gifts the most important bit of advice is to not overload yourself with making handmade presents for everyone. Just pick one or two, otherwise come December you’ll resent what seemed a very clever idea in November. With that in mind here’s some ideas on what to make.
Moving towards a Zero Waste Lifestyle has been a real eye-opener for me. I mistakenly thought that recycling was the answer to our global waste problem but having researched this area I’ve learned that this is very far from the truth. Recycling Leads to MORE Waste! The report ‘The Effect of Recycling versus Trashing onContinue reading “Why Recycling isn’t the Answer”
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’s the results of one of my low-waste shopping trip.
When I started on my journey to zero waste I joined the Facebook group Zero Waste Ireland and it really opened my eyes to the extent of waste we send to landfill in this country. So I audited all of our purchases in an effort to reduce the amount of waste we generate, particularly ifContinue reading “Low-waste Lifestyle”
I’m not a huge fan of pallet furniture or items made from tyres, which seems to dominate the world of recycled furniture on the internet, but now and again I come across some beautiful conversions that really add character and joy to the interior they’re created for. One perfect exactly of this is the headboardContinue reading “Beautiful Recycled Interior Ideas”