HOW TO MAKE NUT MILK WITH A NUT MILK BAG

What are plant-based drinks? These are juices or shakes made from plant-based products (cereals, legumes, nuts and seeds). There is a great variety of plant-based drinks that can be made from soy, almonds, walnuts, sesame seeds, quinoa, rice, sunflower seeds, oats, hazelnuts, chufa… Plant-based drinks are much sweeter and more liquid than dairy milk, and … Continue reading “HOW TO MAKE NUT MILK WITH A NUT MILK BAG”

CHRISTMAS : 3 ZERO WASTE GIFT IDEAS

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate and to get together with our families. A time for shopping, presents, eating and indulgences and it is easy to forget the planet and our environmental commitments. However, as people aware and convinced of the need to change our habits towards a zero waste lifestyle, we can … Continue reading “CHRISTMAS : 3 ZERO WASTE GIFT IDEAS”

ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC SCOURERS

Scourers are one of those daily items that are now being made from plastic. This type of scourer poses 3 significant problems for the environment: Firstly, they come over-packaged in plastic; secondly, when it is time to change them, they are not recyclable and they turn into waste that ends up in an incinerator or … Continue reading “ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC SCOURERS”

HOW TO CHOOSE AN ECO-FRIENDLY TOOTH-BRUSH.

One product we use every day and that is nearly always made of plastic is our toothbrush. Conventional plastic toothbrushes weigh around 18 grams. On average, we each use approximately 300 toothbrushes during our lifetime. This means, that each of us throws away 5 kilos of plastic into the rubbish, which then ends up contaminating … Continue reading “HOW TO CHOOSE AN ECO-FRIENDLY TOOTH-BRUSH.”

THE MENSTRUAL CUP: ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE TO TAMPONS AND PADS

Have you ever stopped to think about the amount of sanitary towels and tampons used by a woman throughout her life?, do you know how long it takes to decompose one of these pads?, or what chemicals have tampons and pads to make them be so white, so “odourless”? As you may have calculated the … Continue reading “THE MENSTRUAL CUP: ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE TO TAMPONS AND PADS”