Zero Waste

Consciously reducing plastic

By composting your organic waste, you’re already substantially reducing what you send to landfill – and you benefit from a steady supply of compost too. Plastics are a huge problem that I’ve been consciously working around for a few years. I’ve established re-usable waterbottle (plastic and metal) and fabric shopping bags as routine and in …

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Zero Waste – refilling bottles

This week, in her piece for the Parys Gazette, Lisa looks at plastic bottles and being able to refill containers with water, milk and fresh juice. In her household, milk consumption is high with use in breakfast cereals, cooking (quiches, sauces, baking) and also milk drinking. The number of 2l plastic containers going into her …

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Zero Waste movement

I’ve just learned about Bea Johnson and her Zero Waste Home website. She is currently in South Africa and she is giving a talk today (8 May) in Durban (13h00 – 17h00) and tomorrow (9 May) in Bryanston, JHB (18h00 – 20h00). Bea has “launched a global movement, inspiring thousands of people throughout the world to …

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