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A ‘Plastic-Free’ habit for life not just ‘July’

Heard about Plastic Free July? Thinking about giving it a go but don’t know where to start? It’s easy to get paralysed by the size of the task at hand to go plastic-free…We’ve got some tips on how to get going and, importantly, how to keep it going beyond July.

MAKE, GROW, COMPOST Your Own

Let’s pick ‘Make Your Own’; Let’s talk Less Waste Bread 🍞Bread packaging waste facts: between about 9 and 12 million wrapped loaves are sold in the UK every day= nearly 4.5 billion plastic bread bags disposed of every year= an estimated 10,700 tonnes of hard-to-recycle plastic wasted by UK bakeries each...

Buy BULK, REFILLS or PRE-USED

Familiar retail concepts...nothing new, but in a time of growing awareness of sustainability, these retail concepts offer opportunities to retail more responsibly (tackling the the impact of our consumption and moving our linear economy towards a more circular one)

BRING YOUR OWN shopping bags and containers

More mind-boggling waste-related numbers as a by-product of shopping. The headline is the waste numbers are big and the recycling number is small.

Make a SUSTAINABLE BATHROOM Swap

Less Waste Challenge 3 share...bathroom swapsWith a goal of replacing household disposables with more reusable & sustainable products, we’ve found it useful to break down the whole challenge into more manageable focus areas to be tackled one at a time - bit by bit.The bathroom tends to be product-central, which...