I’m not going to lie, I’m overwhelmed.Continue reading “Plastic Diaries – Blindfolded”
It’s the final night of my dry – single -use -plastic January. And I think you know, I know, we all know that this isn’t just for January, it’s for life. I can’t go back, I know too much now.
Some said it would be expensive, others said it would be impossible, then there were those who were just plain curious.Continue reading “Plastic Diaries – Not Just for January”
I haven’t gone to the extremes of not using products that I already own, that would almost be a double waste. Toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soap, cleaning products, clothes detergent, dishwasher tabs, toilet roll and other offending items were all already in my flat and opened before January first. So they are passable…for now.Continue reading “Plastic Diaries – Guilt”
Day 2 and breakfast is fast becoming my least favourite meal.Continue reading “Plastic Diaries – Breakfast”
My Christmas has been spent realising just how terrible a situation we are in. No, I don’t mean Brexit, family arguments or otherwise. What I’m talking about is the plastic situation. Slowly but surely, we have sentenced our beautiful oceans and lands to a poisonous, toxic future of plastic suffocation and I no longer want to be a part of it.
National Geographic had a brilliant article the other week about the shocking plastic waste that’s collecting across our oceans and coastlines. It’s horrifying and distressing and I’m so glad that we’re finally waking up to the reality. The article included the handy list of how to reduce/reuse/recycle without overly inhibiting your lifestyle: carry a re-usable bag, decline plastic straws etc. However, they missed off a way in which you can actually improve your lifestyle and help the planet, use a Mooncup.