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.
Toys generate a huge amount of waste in the world and in my experience it’s the hardest area to reign in, particularly if the horse has already bolted. Like most kids in the overdeveloped world mine have too many toys. This wasn’t done intentionally but they just seemed to pile up after birthdays and ChristmasesContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Toys 2023”
Halloween is over so I’m feeling kinda safe about writing a Christmas article now. It may seem weeks off (7 and a bit to be exact) but if you’re hoping to make a few gifts this year you’ll need to get your skates on. I don’t buy gifts for anyone outside of my immediate familyContinue reading “Handmade Toys & Gifts”
Want to decorate for Easter but don’t want to bring about more plastic tat doing so? Well look no further. I’ve rounded up the cutest, easiest, most affordable and sustainable ideas to adore your home his Easter. First up is this uber cute Miffy inspired bunny garland from Mini Eco. I was a huge fanContinue reading “Easy Sustainable Easter Decorations”