Wiggly Wigglers Wormery Review

Wiggly Wigglers Wormery Review

Composting in a third floor flat. Impossible right? Well, no, thankfully not!

We have been working with Wiggly Wigglers (probably the best company name imaginable for gardening supplies) and they have sent us Urbalive wormeries to try out. We have both used ours for about a month now, so have pulled together our experiences of the setting up and maintaining a wormery, so you can decide if this is the right method for you.

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Zero Waste Breakfast Ideas

Zero Waste Breakfast Ideas

A few simple switches can make for a completely Zero Waste breakfast, or at least one with dramatically less waste. I found breakfast was by far the easiest meal to make zero waste.

Mine and Anna’s staple go to was porridge, so we simply made these changes:

Buy in bulk, the oats and the toppings came straight from a bulk shop into our containers, Or in Anna’s case, straight from her farm back home into a container for her to bring back.

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5 things I learnt as an Allotment Newbie

5 things I learnt as an Allotment Newbie

Back in March 2018, I got the keys to my allotment plot. My plot is on the edge of a beautiful park and a five minutes walk from the flat we were supposed to move into in March, but ended up moving in November (but, hey, that's another story!)

I took on half a plot from March to September, and as I didn’t have a full year with the plot, I only paid £31. Bargain! Before this, I had only ever grown a few vegetables in pots on my patio. Stuff like tomatoes, lettuce and beans.

 This is what I learnt in those first few months on the allotment:

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Zero Waste Shoes

Zero Waste Shoes

I need a new pair of shoes. Okay okay, maybe I don’t need them, but I have no ‘casual shoes’, other than my Doc Martens, and sometimes they’re not the most delicate shoe to wear everywhere…

This shoe shopping task slightly fills me with dread, which is weird, because pre-zero waste, I’d love the need to buy a pair of shoes.

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Be a Borrower

Be a Borrower

I was that kind of child who watched about three films on repeat from the age of 4 to 7.  

If the film wasn't Matilda, Lady and the Tramp or The Borrowers, I didn't want to know. 

Rewatching these films as an adult had not only made me realise that I had impeccable taste for someone so young (!) but also that there are so many messages you skip over in these films when you're only a little one. 

Matilda was all about loving education, not about the hilarity of making Mrs Trunchbull afraid to live in her own home as it seemed haunted as I used to think. 

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