My quest to get ZERO junk mail

My quest to get ZERO junk mail

I get a whole loada junk mail.

It feels like now I’ve got adulty things like credit cards, marketers have decided I have an obscene amount of cash (this is entirely untrue!) and want to go on fancy holidays, get another credit card, change my broadband provider to a much more expensive one and just spend spend spend.

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Why I’m so over using chemical shampoo and soap

Why I’m so over using chemical shampoo and soap

Solid bars of shampoo, conditioners and soaps are making a comeback. Before you assume that these are just for older generations, who have always used them, let me explain why I love using them way more than their liquid version now.

Anna and I received samples of Friendly Soap to try them out, and let you guys know why we love them so much. This is a sponsored post, but we only ever feature products we believe to be excellent, to fit with our ethos and to support us on our journey to zero waste.

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Food preparation for Zero Waste

Food preparation for Zero Waste

The zero waste lifestyle does take more effort than the standard consumerist one, mostly because of how organised you have to be. 

For me, its preparing food which takes the longest, but luckily I LOVE to cook. I’m always looking for ways to reclaim time and make the whole process smoother.

I’ve got my food waste to zero through these 5 steps. Heck, they’re not rocket science! They’re pretty much common sense, but they have made a huge difference to me, and reduced my food waste considerably.

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Zero Waste Toiletries

Zero Waste Toiletries

With a few simple switches, I’ve created a toiletry bag which is Zero Waste. The products I use last longer, so I save money and the time I would spend on buying them.

Deodorant

I use an alum rock. This is a mineral rock, which simply needs to be wet to use. I run it under the tap and rub it onto my armpits. It doesn’t stop me sweating completely (is there ANY deodorant that does that?!) but it does stop me smelling which is what I need!

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Guest Blog- Solid wood

Guest Blog- Solid wood

This is our very first guest blog from the lovely Freya. If you are interested in submitting a guest blog for us to feature, please email azerowastelife@gmail.com

Zero Time to Waste is a eco-conscious lifestyle blog written by Freya, a sustainability enthusiast and marketing executive based in London. The blog is based on the philosophy that a zero waste lifestyle should be accessible and free of compromise.

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