and raw materials for making plastic-free products
Some of the below will come plastic packaged. As I get huge amounts cream out of one small bag of ingredients so I consider it a worthwhile compromise. It still represents a huge decrease in plastic consumption.
Let's talk fatty acids. For the purposes of this post, fatty acids are the oily greasy stuff you use to ...Read More
Essential oils have gone from being an obscure aspect of botany to an all round marketing ‘good thing’. Almost every ...Read More
The more I sew the more I realise all fabrics are not the same - even if they go under ...Read More
In April I am going to be trawling through my wardrobe, ( such as it is). here is some background ...Read More
A guide to natural and biodegradable fibres that are safe to compost and can be washed without shedding tiny plastic microfibres ...Read More
Things to consider when choosing glass packaging as oppose to plastic What is glass Glass is made from sand, soda ...Read More
Vinegar is great. You can use it for all kinds of things and is almost plastic free to buy. Vinegar is ...Read More
I don't know if you can use it to put out burning cakes but bicarbonate of soda is rather wonderful ...Read More
Rapeseed (Brassica Napus) or rape, oilseed rape, rapa, rappi, rapaseed is the bright yellow flowering plant grown in swathes all over ...Read More
While I was in Malaysia I got to see some orangutangs. Most of them were in the rehabilitation center which ...Read More
See how to make all kinds of plastic-free food, clothes makeup and other stuff
Other basic products that can help you live plastic free and information about them can be found here…. – useful to know tag.
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WHY CUT PLASTIC
About 100 million tons of plastic are produced each year and much of it is used to make one-use, disposable items.
Because plastic doesn't biodegrade these items, though only used for moments can last for decades, centuries, possibly forever. We are creating ever lasting rubbish in unsustainable amounts. It is polluting the environment, maiming even killing animals, poisoning fish and may be poisoning us.