On 17th January, The Clean Kilo surpassed their crowdfunding target and raised £18,837 to fund the opening of the first zero waste shop in Birmingham.
With the risk of sounding dramatic, this shop is going to be life-changing for me.
Why? Because I have to travel to Bristol, or London with a huge backpack or suitcase if I want to stock up on proper zero waste goodies. When The Clean Kilo opens, I can travel 15 minutes on the bus to stock up my pantry, then head to the Bull Ring market for my veggies, meats or eggs.
I have been on this zero waste journey for a while now, and I'll be honest, it felt lonely to be on this journey – like it was only me who cared about it in the city I lived in.Read More