A couple of years ago I made a decision to stop drinking from plastic bottles, all plastic bottles. The results of which may surprise you. Continue reading “Drinking Plastic”
Is A Plastic Straw Ban Really So Important?
If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you may have noticed lots of talk about Plastic Straw bans. But what’s the point? I mean straws represent less than 0.1% of all the plastic waste we throw away. How can a ban possibly have any effect? Continue reading “Is A Plastic Straw Ban Really So Important?”
DIY Baby Wipes – 52 Ways to Reduce Your Eco Footprint #20
“Wet wipes don’t flush and make up 93% of matter causing UK sewer blockages”.
Not only that but they contain rash causing chemicals and are unsustainable. Stop trashing the planet and baby’s bum and make your very own Baby Wipes. #20 on our list of 52 ways to reduce your eco-footprint are these natural, chemical free and easy to make Baby Wipes. Continue reading “DIY Baby Wipes – 52 Ways to Reduce Your Eco Footprint #20”
How Women Struggle – Living on $10 a Day
The minimum daily salary mandated by the Thailand government increased this year to THB330 (US$10) a day.
Could you live on $10 a day?
Zero Waste – Empowering Women
Every once in a while you come across a project so inspiring, you cannot help but be moved by it. Although this article is about zero waste, it is really a story about empowering women and respecting the struggles they endure everyday. Continue reading “Zero Waste – Empowering Women”
Turning the Tide on Plastics #Cleanseas
Recently, I was invited to attend the Ocean Summit in Hong Kong, part of the Volvo Ocean Race. One of the tools they shared with us was this practical guide to ‘Turning the Tide on Plastics”. I thought it nice to share with you guys! Continue reading “Turning the Tide on Plastics #Cleanseas”
One Less Plastic Straw Campaign
Here is an incredible effort of some young people in the US. They shared their story with me in the hope of reaching more people to join their global effort to reduce the usage of plastic straws. Have a quick read and learn all about it. Then join them 😊 Continue reading “One Less Plastic Straw Campaign”
Plastic Bag Ban – Taipei’s Clean Revolution
Taiwan’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced a new round of policies, including a plastic bag ban, aimed at restricting free shopping bags which took effect starting January 1, 2018.
Continue reading “Plastic Bag Ban – Taipei’s Clean Revolution”
Plastic Wrapped – The Fight Against Ourselves
If only there was a way to keep fruits and vegetables fresh…… Continue reading “Plastic Wrapped – The Fight Against Ourselves”
Beach Cleaning – What’s the Point Actually?
A friend of mine recently made an interesting point, “Why do you still bother beach cleaning? More trash will just get washed up the next day and your efforts don’t make any difference in the big scheme of things!”
Fair enough! But then it got me thinking about why I still bother after 3 years of cleaning? Continue reading “Beach Cleaning – What’s the Point Actually?”