Each consumer has the power to choose which products they buy and how they consume plastics and other non-renewable resources like fuel and conventional electricity. Whether you want to move to a zero-waste lifestyle, switch to living plastic-free or simply consume less this will all help.
As a leading eco store in Australia we are also looking for ways to help you on your journey to living a more sustainable lifestyle. Here are some guiding principles that will help you on your path to zero waste living
When choosing reusable shopping bags, it's important to consider the weight and size of bags you will need. When looking to reduce your consumption of plastic bags you may need larger bags for bread bags or bulky supermarket items, and smaller mesh bags for nuts, seeds, fruit and vegetables.
Globally, the average family goes through close to over 24 rolls of plastic wrap each year. Today, Australian's use over 10 million plastic bags a day. Of these, 85% of soft plastics from packaging and bags end up in a landfill. Traditional plastic cling wrap is not reusable or biodegradable, which means after a single use it ends up in the bin. This is throwing money away and also adding to our landfill problem. Food safe silicone covers are a reusable alternative to plastic wrap and are great for food storage. They can create an air tight seal to keep...