As part of my quest to reduce the amount of single-use plastic in my life I was drawn to one particular monthly appearance, my period. I quickly realised there is a plastic free alternative for every feminine hygiene product. Any product that I have swapped from plastic I want them to be sustainable, not another throw-away piece or fad that after a while I stop doing or using. This is something that is really important to me and part of…

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If you follow me, you will know I try where I can to reduce the amount of plastic I use. I have a short set of sustainable swaps on my Instagram highlights if you want to check it out. If you’re not convinced by going plastic free or just want to see what this is all about then there are some great documentaries like A Plastic Ocean, Chasing Coral and Mission Blue, all can be found on Netflix. Now although…

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There are roughly 2.5 billion people in the world that do no have access to clean water. According the the World Health Organisation “Contaminated water can transmit diseases such diarrhoea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. Contaminated drinking water is estimated to cause 502,000 diarrhoeal deaths each year.” Did you know that we are going to hit a fresh water shortage? No neither did I until I watched the The World’s Water Crisis episode in Explained on Netflix. Although the world…

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Ever since my trip to Indonesia last year I saw first hand how much plastic is dumped into the oceans. It was shocking sitting on a beautiful beach looking out onto the big blue and seeing waves of plastic pass me by. I decided to get up and collect as much as I could rather than just sit there. Doing a beach or canal clean isn’t only for holiday either. I recently did my Give a Day Away with work…

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So you may have seen my post a couple of weeks ago about my plastic obsession that started whilst in Bali after seeing loads of plastic in the ocean. Since then I have been trying to reduce my plastic. Around 80 million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans every year. My last post on the plastic series was about easy ways you could reduce the plastic you use. I know that going plastic free may seem like a…

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