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🌱 63 Plastic Free & Reusable Products for Plastic Free July 🌱

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🌱  63 Plastic Free & Reusable Products for Plastic Free July 🌱

  Plastic seems to be everywhere. At times it can feel unavoidable (especially in recent months), despite us all knowing that it takes between 500-1,000 years to break down. And even then, what is left is harmful micro-plastics that pollute our environment, water systems, food chains, oceans and ultimately our bodies. But it IS possible to make swaps. There ARE plastic free alternatives out there. Plastic Free July is a personal challenge that is part of a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans,...

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10 Simple Switch Ups on your Journey to Zero Waste

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10 Simple Switch Ups on your Journey to Zero Waste

Last week I talked about making Straight Swaps to more eco versions of your regular products, that require no change to our routine or our convenience (6 Straight Swaps on your Journey to Zero Waste). This week I want to talk about making 10 Simple Switch Ups on your Journey to Zero Waste. As you may remember, I have identified three 'levels' of change on a zero waste journey: Straight Swap - A change that really requires no change to our routine or our convenience. It is just a straight swap to a more eco friendly, zero waste version of an everyday...

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NEW PRODUCT!! Contented Earth Beeswax Wraps (A great alternative to cling-film and tin-foil.)

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NEW PRODUCT!! Contented Earth Beeswax Wraps  (A great alternative to cling-film and tin-foil.)

I am BEYOND EXCITED to announce the addition of a new product to the Contented Earth Eco & Zero Waste range: Contented Earth Beeswax Wraps!!    I first started using beeswax wraps about a couple of years or so ago, when we were living in the US. As I was starting to think more and learn more about our diet, its connection to the environment and the impact of how we buy and store food, both on our own health and the health of the planet, I began to think about cling-film. It started to feel like wrapping our left-overs in plastic...

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