Category Archives: Tips and Advice

How to use Soap Nuts for Different Types of Cleaning

Soap nuts

Living Naturally Soap Nuts are literally the most eco-friendly and organic soap on earth. They literally grow on trees and can be used for a wide range of cleaning uses. They can be used as a laundry detergent, general household cleaning, or even for washing your hair and body! Here is a quick guide on […]

What exactly is Zero-Waste Living?

Zero Waste Living

For those who are into zero-waste living, the aim is essentially to put as little waste into the bin as possible. This includes the recycling bin. Why? Because you can’t truly throw something “away” and single-use packaging puts a high demand on resources for extremely short-lived products. Though we are fortunate to have many modern […]

How to Create a Zero Waste Bathroom

Zero waste bathroom - shampoo and cotton buds

How to create a Zero Waste Bathroom When people turn to the zero waste lifestyle, they often give most of their attention to the kitchen. Given how much packaging is used each week in the kitchen, this is completely understandable. However, you may want to take time to consider shifting some of that focus on […]

10 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

Giving generously, without waste!: 10 zero waste gift ideas Are you in need of a gift idea, but want to give something less wasteful? At Waste Not, we understand your desire to give generously, but sometimes a simple change can make huge difference. We’re collected some of our favourites and have listed 10 zero waste […]

Plastic free coffee: how to make it happen at home and on the go

plastic free coffee

Plastic free coffee – a guide I find it hard to describe just how much I love coffee. I love the taste, the way it smells, the way it perks me up in the morning, the way it can offer a pause in an otherwise stressful day. I’ve been drinking the stuff for longer than […]

6 Easy Plastic Free Supermarket Swaps You Can Make Today

shopping using reusable bags

Plastic Free Supermarket Swaps you can make today Going plastic free isn’t always easy and shopping in supermarkets can make it really hard. Sometimes it feels like EVERYTHING is covered in plastic wrap or put in plastic bags. However, the reality of everyday life for most of us is that we get pretty much all […]