As Ireland gears up for the return of schools the battle between disposables and reusables rages on. Some school boards and parents seem to be under the misunderstanding that single-use disposables are less likely to get contaminated with Covid-19 than reusable lunch boxes and water bottles. First let me state that I am notContinue reading “Newsletter – August Week 3”
There can be so much waste involved in buying school and college supplies. In our house we do our best to keep it as low as possible by reusing, buying second-hand or buying fully recyclable / compostable / refillable items. Here’s how we do it.
I used to bake for teachers until I heard that a lot of them bin homemade goods over health and safety concerns. Now I limit baking gifts to family, which has reduced my baking-load and waist-line. As a big fan of simple and easy so here is my go-to recipe for buns and buttercream icingContinue reading “Simple Cupcake Recipes”
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.