Tips for Plastic Free July

Mr Verdant thought I was on a personal crusade this month when I mentioned we were going Plastic Free this July.  But no it’s a real thing that others are also doing, not just me. So to celebrate Plastic Free July, I thought I would share what we have done so far in the Verdant…

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Plastic Free July

Stuck for ideas on how to go Plastic Free this July?  Here is Plastic Free Julys newsletter with some ideas on reducing your plastic in the kitchen. The only thing I would avoid is tinfoil for your frozen meat. Go straight to reusable glass instead. Pyrex do some great glass containers with lids that can…

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Eco Tip #6 Choose recycled over recyclable 

Choose recycled over recyclable. What’s the difference you may ask?  Well a lot when you think about it. In simple terms, something that is made from recycled materials means the materials have been reused and have already has a previous life. Something that is recyclable means it could go on to have a new life after…

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Eco Tip #4 Ponder Your Purchases

Make sure you think about what you are buying.  Ask the questions, where is it made, how is it made, what is it made from, is it repairable, were the employees who made it paid fairly and what can I do with it at the end of its life? Do your research first, and don’t…

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