2017 Calendar & Events

As well as boycotting plastic in your daily life there are an increasing number of campaigns you can support. In ...
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Because plastic is too scary - even for Halloween Whhhooo oooo Yes its time for spooks, ghouls and zombies to ...
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More Milk Buying milk straight from the farm is one way to make sure crisis-hit dairy producers get a fair ...
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2017 August

Summer and it's time for high tea with Strawberry jam and scones First pick your strawberries. Unless you have been ...
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2017 July round up

Hello and welcome to July. This month sees us back from Japan and hanging out on a beach in Thailand ...
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2017 June

Hello there. We are now in Japan where it is suprisingly green. Lots more trees than I expected. We are ...
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Here we go gathering nuts in May talking of which did you know they did loose nuts in Lidles? Of ...
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2017 April #plasticfree news & events

News The great May Give Away. Plastic Is Rubbish has teamed up withDo Your Bit and in May will be ...
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11th & 12th of March

Bea Johnson author of the book Zero Waste Home is coming to town – well 2 towns actually.

12th March Unpackaged is proud to present, for the first time in London, Bea Johnson – the founder of the Zero Waste Movement. We will be hosting her inspirational talk, Q&A and book signing in Bloomsbury, Central London. On the night we will also be highlighting innovative projects and brands in our exclusive Zero Waste showcase.  Read more here…

On the 11th March Bea will speaking in Bristol see the Eventbrite website (where you can buy tickets)
There will also be a talk from our very own Michelle. One of the first plasticvists campaigning.

About Bea
Bea Johnson lives in the USA, She  “and her family are dedicated to living a Zero Waste lifestyle; they generate a mere jar of waste per year. Through her blog and with her book, Zero Waste Home, Bea inspires a growing international community to live simply and take a stance against needless waste. Her passion and positive outlook have earned her appearances on TV and in publications around the world. Grand prize winner of “The Green Awards” in 2011, she regularly speaks at universities, corporate events and conferences. She has become the spokesperson for the Zero Waste lifestyle or, as The New York Times puts it: “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living”.


Read the full post here 

Introduction and links to
Pancake Day
Valentines Day
While it is still a bit cold to be out there, thoughts now turn to the garden and the seeds that need to be sown for the coming year. You need to start planning ahead for plastic free seedlings.
You can buy plastic-free seeds and find instructions on how to make your own paper seedling pots here. Plus other great plastic free garden related products.

Cold Weather Concerns
Keep well 
Got the sniffles? That’s not so sexy. Try a reusable inhalers and eucalyptus oilBreath easily and cut the trash.
Stop chapped lips with this home made lip balm. It really works! With refillable tubes or metal tins.


Need A Really Easy & Effective Resolution? try reducing their plastic trash by just one piece. Perhaps say no to straws in drinks, maybe buy, (and remember to use), some reusable produce bags or find a milkman with refillable glass bottles. This has to be the easiest New Years resolution ever. And so effective. Immediately you are making the world a cleaner place!

2 thoughts on “2017 Our Plastic Free Year

  1. Soft cheese envy – I know how you feel. If its any consolation I think I rather overindulged. feel cheesed out!

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