Reduce plastic

The path towards plastic-free self-sufficiency for this country artisan based in the Cantabrian countryside

This post is part of the series “Real plastic-free homes”, in which we look to show you how normal people, just like you and us, reduce the plastic in their lives. We do so by showing you their achievements, their mistakes, the effort they put in along the way and what they learn throughout […]

6 BLEACH-FREE & PLASTIC-FREE PRODUCTS FOR CLEANING AND DISINFECTING YOUR HOME

Since the COVID19 pandemic turned up in our lives, cleaning and disinfecting has become a popular topic of conversation.

Over the last few months we have seen how bleach has been used willy-nilly , even in green spaces, such as our beaches. In our homes too, disinfecting products are starting to accumulate. These products are […]

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL IN A WAY THAT IS SAFE (AND ECO-FRIENDLY) FOR BOTH KIDS AND TEACHERS … IS IT POSSIBLE?

This week and over the next few to come, millions of kids will be heading back to school. From the get go, families and teachers are facing the uncertainty of not knowing what is going to happen whilst we head back into the classrooms with the coronavirus hanging about.
Therefore, if you are a parent, […]

HOW A COUPLE LIVING IN THE CITY MANAGE TO LIVE PLASTIC-FREE

This post is part of the series “Real plastic-free homes”, in which we look to show you how normal people, just like you and us, reduce the plastic in their lives. We do so by showing you their achievements, their mistakes, the effort they put in along the way and what they learn throughout […]

THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT THE EXCUSES SUPERMARKETS MAKE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE USING PLASTIC

The other day a clever person asked us a question:

“Do you know what has been the highest selling product in the supermarkets over the last few months?”
“Toilet paper?” we answered naively.
“No, plastic.”

The truth is that plastic has been King of the supermarkets for years now. If you have been to the […]

10 ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS THAT YOU CAN MAKE FROM SCRATCH AT HOME (BECAUSE THE ENVIRONMENT NEEDS LESS STUFF)

If global crises teach us anything, it is to understand that we don’t need as much stuff as we thought. Don’t you agree?

Over the last 2 months we have been thrown in the deep end: buying only the essentials, many of us have realised that by freeing ourselves of so-called necessities we are actually […]

DO YOU WANT TO REDUCE THE PLASTIC AT YOUR PLACE? HERE ARE 5 MENTAL TRICKS YOU CAN USE

At the beginning, when you start reducing your plastic use at home, it is normal to create new habits to avoid this material on a daily basis: take your own reusable bottle to the office, put a fabric carry bag in your backpack, start shopping at local markets with your own containers, start to […]

IS IT POSSIBLE TO AVOID PLASTIC WHEN YOU LIVE IN A SMALL TOWN? THIS FAMILY OF 5 SHOWS US HOW IT’S DONE

This post is part of a new blog series called “Real plastic-free homes”, in which we show you how normal people, like you and us, reduce their plastic use. We do so, by sharing their achievements, showing the effort they put in and what they learn along the way, whilst not passing judgement but […]