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Category: Waste

Waste free guide – bathroom and beauty products

Waste free guide – bathroom and beauty products

I’ve given myself a monthly challenge of going room by room to look at ways I can reduce waste. First up, in January, I looked at the bathroom. This needed more than one hit with so many items so this…

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Waste free guide – the bathroom

Waste free guide – the bathroom

My January 2021 mission started quite simply with the plan to make a couple of bathroom swaps I’ve been meaning to make for ages – cotton buds and dental floss. I need them to be home compostable – currently they…

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Have your say to reduce plastic waste

Have your say to reduce plastic waste

The Ministry for the Environment has released a consultation document which aims to reduce the amount of plastic waste in New Zealand. It has two proposals – Did you know? New Zealanders dispose of an estimated 159 grams of plastic…

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