What’s in my bag?

De afgelopen tijd heb ik een aantal what’s in my bag tags voorbij zien komen. En het leek me een goed idee om er zelf ook een te doen! Want wat er in mijn tas zit is best belangrijk voor mijn afvalvrije levensstijl. It can make it or break it. Dus, hier komt er ‘ie dan. What’s in my bag? Continue reading “What’s in my bag?”

5 plastic-free ways to wash your hair

Shampoo. Some people use it daily, others once a week and some don’t use it at all (yes, really!). Most people buy shampoo in plastic bottles. So, for those people the following rule applies: the more you wash your hair, the more plastic waste. Luckily, this doesn’t have to be the case. Washing your hair can be done with zero waste!

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Lunching zero waste with a lunch box

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 zero waste!

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Zero waste handkerchiefs

Autumn has officially begun and for many of us this means sniveling and blowing our noses. And what do you use for that? Handkerchiefs (I hope)! Unfortunately a single use handkerchief doesn’t live a long life, you blow your nose once (or twice?) and hop, into the bin (often to landfill (!), because in The Netherlands handkerchiefs can’t be recycled). There has to be another way!

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