Zero Waste Clingfilm

Clingfilm, one of the most popular items (popular makes it even sound like a wonderful thing haha) within the category of disposable products. It doesn’t align with a zero waste lifestyle at all. The idea of clingfilm is quite brilliant. If you have food leftovers, you don’t have to throw it away, you can eat it another time! The idea is brilliant, yes, the execution not so much. For every bit of food waste you save, you make plastic waste. Today I want to talk about the zero waste alternatives!

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A zero waste alternative to baking paper: a baking mat

Sometimes my parents join me in my zero waste lifestyle. And when that happens, I love this lifestyle even more. Zero waste does not have to cost a lot of effort of money all the time, sometimes switches are quite easy! That’s why I present an easy zero waste switch to you today: a baking mat.

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Why most people should use reusable straws

A while back I went into the city center with some friends to get some drinks at a cafe. I wanted an ice tea and so I ordered: ‘Can I have an ice tea without a straw please?’. The waitress looked at me strange and so did my friends. But why is this so odd? Why do I need a single-use straw? For me there is no added value in this. I think it should be the other way round, people who need a straw should ask for them.

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A zero waste alternative to soap in plastic bottles

This blogpost is about soap. You can use soap for just about anything. To wash your hair or body under the shower, to shave (yes, I use soap as shaving cream in combination with my safety razor), or to wash your hands after you’ve been to the bathroom. Yet, there is one thing very special about soap. You can buy it zero waste.  Continue reading “A zero waste alternative to soap in plastic bottles”