plastic waste

What if I refuse plastic bags for my fruit & veg? 

April 22, 2018

No one’s noticed a million rolls of plastic bags in our supermarkets? And why I like Lidl Everyone knows about plastic straws, everyone knows about plastic bags, but no one seems to have noticed about a million large rolls of plastic bags the supermarkets want us to wrap our loose fruit and veggies in. I […]

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Is it all bad? Inspirationalise Earth news roundup

February 20, 2018

Newsflash! It’s not all doom and gloom Dear Planet,  How’s your week been? I’m a bit disturbed. Famous scientist Stephen Hawking says the Earth will be a ball of fire in 100 years and we won’t be able to live on it any more. Is that true?  Is it really that bad? Is it all […]

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Seven green alternatives to micro plastic

December 31, 2017

Microplastics: what’s the issue? It’s pretty devastating to realise the clothes we wear could be damaging ocean wildlife – and not only that, finding its way into the very food that sustains us. So being an optimistic greenie I needed to find out which items are doing the harm, what we need to change, and […]

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I’m zero-wasting my life! Kicking the plastic bottle habit

July 23, 2017

How sustainable is my life? #1 This is where I start looking at my own life and making those small but vital changes towards sustainability. Let’s see what effect a few small changes can make. I’m going to start with plastic waste. The large plastic bottle in the image, left, is what my herbal bath […]

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