I bought a new thrifted item: jeans

You might think it’s not worth the effort to write a blogpost about just one piece of clothing I bought, but I disagree. So, here I am, sharing just one item I bought a while back. Why? Because I think it’s important to value every single sustainable choice made. So, here I am, with a small blogpost about a jeans. Continue reading “I bought a new thrifted item: jeans”

Zero Waste DIY Business Cards

I think you’ve noticed by now: I am an entrepreneur! Wow. That sounds so fancy. And it is! I have started my own webshop for package free groceries in Enschede: Loose, to do something about our big problem with waste. It has been fun, exiting and scary at the same time. Currently I am working on promoting Loose some more, because it’s necessary to get more customers. One of the things I now do: hand out business cards! I’ve made them myself and in this blogpost I’ll show you how to make zero waste DIY business cards.

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Lekker Koken met Restjes by Daisy Scholte

Food waste, a huge and urgent topic if you ask me. Even though it’s not the biggest thing you can do to combat the climate crisis, I hear a lot about it around me about it. I think this is the case because it’s very visible but also because there are hundreds of tricks to reduce food waste. The motto? Just eat it. Even though I said that preventing food waste is not the biggest thing you can do to combat the climate crisis, that doesn’t mean that it’s not important. On the contrary! And so today I’m discussing a book that can help you with fighting food waste: Lekker Koken met Restjes by Daisy Scholte (a Dutch book).

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Zero Waste Dry Shampoo

Today I want to share a recipe with you. But not a recipe for in the kitchen. Good for me! Because to be honest, I’m not such a big talent in the kitchen just yet. I barely ever cook. That has to change, but that’s for another time. Today I have a recipe for you for in your hair! I’m talking about: zero waste dry shampoo.

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Starting a vegetable garden

A few years ago I read my first how-will-I-save-the-world-book. It’s called Green Living for Dummies (how appropriate), I wrote this post about it recently. I learned a lot from that first book, because well, I was actually a big dummy on the subject. I read the book in a big all-inclusive resort in Turkey, where I went by plane, very green *coughs*. Doesn’t mean that these holidays weren’t awesome, I have the greatest memories of them. At the same, I slowly started doing green things I learned from the book. I read that a vegetable garden was a good start and so since then I had a new hobby: starting a vegetable garden!

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Saving water with a bucket in the shower

Today I’m sharing something about waste (surprise!). But not the kind of waste that I normally write about. Today I want to write about wasting water. Because this waste is just as important as trash, wasting water is terrible. I want to tell you about a trick I use to save a lot of water. I am saving water by placing a bucket in the shower!

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Zero Waste Baking

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 for zero waste baking!

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Zero Waste Menstruation with a Reusable Cup

Periods! Most people with uteruses have experienced them. Not much fun for us (if you’d ask me), not for the planet. That’s because right now most people use sanitary towels or tampons, single use items. Those end up at landfill, or even worse, in the sewage system. Luckily there are multiple ways to have a zero waste period. All sorts of products I wish I had known about sooner. Today I want to share more about a zero waste menstruation with a reusable cup.

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Zero Waste Lunching

You might have read this in the ‘about me‘ section: I’m a student. And as a student, I usually go to school five days of the week. That’s a huge chunk of my time and so I have to eat at school too, just like any other student. We have a fairly okay kanteen at our school and a supermarket nearby, but most of that food is packaged (in plastic). That’s why I’ve been bringing my own lunch box to school since the first day I went there (my mom taught me this zero waste habit), along with my reusable water bottle. Old-fashion? Maybe. But it is a way of zero waste lunching.

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Zero Waste Make-Up Remover

A while back I wrote a blogpost about a zero waste alternative for cotton pads. These pads can be used for anything, but I mostly use them for removing make-up from my face. Yes, I live zero waste and am all about self-love, but I do wear make-up from time to time. One doesn’t rule out the others. That’s why I am writing an addition to that post today: DIY zero waste make-up remover.

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