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Plastic-free July: 31-day challenge!

Plastic-free July: 31-day challenge!

Everybody loves a list, right?! In honour of plastic-free July, we've pulled together 31 ideas that you can experiment with to try to reduce your plastic use. From trying new products to using what you already have, we've got ideas to suit everyone!
Product spotlight: shampoo bars

Product spotlight: shampoo bars

They're bold, they're aromatic, and there's one to suit every taste!

Plastic-free shampoo bars give every member of the family an easy way to go zero-waste.

Know your plastic: plastic film

Know your plastic: plastic film

I don’t know about you, but when I look at the supermarket shelves it feels like EVERYTHING is wrapped in plastic film. I mean, who needs bananas in a bag? They come pre-packaged by Mother Nature! Anyway, rant over. Read on to brush up your knowledge of plastic film.
Bioplastic

Bioplastic

Bioplastic is popping up all over the place, from takeaway tubs to composting bags. The name sounds kind of good (bio), kind of bad (plastic).

So what’s the deal with this kind of plastic? Should you be supporting it? How do you dispose of it correctly? And how can you even spot it in the first place?

Plastic in the Garden

Plastic in the Garden

We’ve had swelteringly hot weather followed days later by torrential downpours, which can only mean one thing: it’s the great British summer and the busiest time of year for our gardens. But with great gardening comes great amounts of plastic (worst misquote ever?). So where has plastic sneaked its way into your garden, and what can you do about it?
Product spotlight: Coir scrubbing brush

Product spotlight: Coir scrubbing brush

We know the washing-up isn't exactly a thrill, but we're absolutely loving our coconut scrubbing brushes right now.

They're honestly one of the most effective things we've found for cleaning up mucky dishes, plus they aren't a mega source of microplastics like your average kitchen scourer.

Read on to find out more... 

plastic floating in the sea

Microplastics and ocean plastic

Microplastics are everywhere, from our oceans to our soil and even our plates. We run you through what they are, where you'll find them and how you can stop them.
Why is plastic such a big problem anyway?

Why is plastic such a big problem anyway?

As we learned from The Sound of Music, the beginning is a very good place to start. So in this blog post we’ve decided to go back to basics and loo...
The Resin Identification Code (or “chasing arrows triangle”)

The Resin Identification Code (or “chasing arrows triangle”)

Can you tell your PET from your PVC? Is your milk bottle made from HDPE or LDPE? Read our handy guide on plastic types so you can prioritise buying ones that are easiest to recycle.
Easy Plastic-Free Alternatives

Easy Plastic-Free Alternatives

Wouldn't it be handy if someone compiled a list of all the really easy swaps you could do to get rid of plastic? Well you're in luck! We've gathered together some of the simplest ways to get rid of single-use plastic so you can start kicking the habit.
The waste hierarchy

The waste hierarchy

SPOILER ALERT: recycling isn’t the best thing you can do to help get rid of waste. It’s not even the second best thing. I know, right? Read on to learn more about the waste hierarchy.

8 Lazy Ways To Ditch Plastic This Christmas

8 Lazy Ways To Ditch Plastic This Christmas

You've already got enough on your plate at Christmas (metaphorically and physically!) without spending time trying to cut down on waste. So we've made a list of 8 low-effort things you can try if you still want to give the planet a little gift this Christmas.