Tag Archives: Reduce

Green Simple Swaps – Alternatives to Cling Wrap

Green Simple Swaps - Alternatives to Cling Wrap

Along your journey towards zero waste living, finding quality reusable options similar to your current products means you’re more likely to stick with the new-for-you alternative habit. It’s about working out what’s best for you by refusing and reducing your reliance on single use, disposable plastic and increasing your reliance on reusable products. Are you […]

Green Simple Swaps – From Tissues to Hankies

Green Simple Swaps - From Tissues to Hankies

The most common response to swapping facial tissues to hankies is a squeamish looking facial expression combined with “ewww!” The ickiness of a wet, mucus laden hankie seems to scare people away more than a horror movie. With zero waste living as your goal, there are many environmental and health benefits for choosing hankies rather […]

Cool Upcycling Ideas for Vintage Linens

Cool Upcycling Ideas for Vintage Linens

There’s more to vintage linens than their standard, original use. Creative folks have found unique, cool upcycling ideas for vintage linens to be repurposed into some usable and amazing fashion and homewares pieces. What is it about vintage linens that’s so enticing and enchanting to these creative folk? The quality of the fabric, patterns and […]

5 Fresh Ways to Reduce Your Need to Buy

5 Fresh Ways to Reduce Your Need to Buy

The convenience of buying stuff now has moved stealthily into our everyday living psyche. Our “throw away buy new and buy now” culture has been strongly influenced by consumerism, over-consumption, mass production (including mass production of intentionally manufactured short-lived items) and lower price of products. The generating and creating and producing of waste due to […]

My Vintage Thermos is the Best Coffee Thermos

My Vintage Thermos is the Best Coffee Thermos

In a country town op shop sitting on the top shelf amongst the large glass vases and picture frames, I spotted my new-for-me classic Thermos. Featuring a timeless green and white pattern, this 1960’s Made in England vintage thermos quickly became my most trusted source of takeaway coffee. I bought the thermos a year ago. […]

Embracing Slow, Simpler & More Sustainable Living

Embracing Slow, Simpler & More Sustainable Living

Embracing Slow, Simpler & More Sustainable Living French for Tuesday supports your journey to embrace slow, simpler and more sustainable living. But what do these phrases really mean?  I really want to share the significance of what slow, simpler and more sustainable living is for this blog. Some links in this post are affiliate links. […]