Saturday, 2 August 2014  |  Jo
Zero Waste Shopping

My Zero waste shopping trip using my reusable shopping bags and reusable fruit and veg bags. Supermarkets do not make it easy for customers to have a waste free shopping trip. With so much plastic packaging and those little plastic bags to weigh your veggies it's hard to avoid. I also brought along a reusable glass jar to buy cheese at the cheese counter. Although the supermarket had already prewrapped cellophane around all the cheese!


Tuesday, 1 July 2014  |  Jo

Today I have been working on a compost pile. I think it’s great to be able to recycle your food waste within your own garden. This will reduce our landfill waste and produce rich soil for healthy plants to grow. Food waste in your compost pile produces far less methane gas compared to it sitting in a landfill. So will you join me? Yes I hear you say, well lets get started…

Monday, 31 March 2014  |  Jo
Ditch The Disposables

11 Reasons To Ditch Disposable Menstrual Products Today!

Saturday, 15 February 2014  |  Jo
Boobalou's Slim The Bin Challage

As part of the European Week for Waste Reduction I’m committed to Slim The Bin!
The idea is to recycle, reuse and compost more of your household items.

Saturday, 7 January 2006  |  Jo
Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

A very traditional, easy and cheap mixture to make. It's really good at cleaning. Use this all round your house surfaces, floors, bathroom, kitchen. Great all round.

Friday, 6 January 2006  |  Jo
Homemade Washing Up Liquid

Here is how I made my homemade washing up liquid. It's great at removing grease, gentle on the environment and very cheap to make.

Thursday, 5 January 2006  |  Jo
Homemade Dishwasher Tablets

Look at these amazing dishwasher tablets I made. I found the recipe here but changed it a little as I didn't have certain ingredients. However, I have still seen reasonably good results in my dishwasher.

Wednesday, 4 January 2006  |  Jo
Homemade Deodorant

I am really impressed with this homemade deodorant. Not only will this save landfill waste it is free from pore clogging aluminium and paraben. Here's how it's made:

Tuesday, 3 January 2006  |  Jo
Homemade Toothpaste

By making your own toothpaste you can not only save landfill waste you will also avoid using chemicals such as Sodium Fluoride, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Glycerin which is normally a palm oil derivative.

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