Spring cleaning benefits your home and is great for the mind but it's not always great for the planet. Many cleaning products are crammed with harsh chemicals and toxins that pollute waterways and marine life. Not to mention all that plastic that most conventional cleaning products come in, as well as single use products that are marketed for convenience with no consideration for the environment.
Luckily nature has blessed us with a multitude of ingredients that will leave your home beautifully clean and fresh and there are a wealth of wonderful reusable products out there.
Have you ever looked around your sink and noticed how much plastic there is in every washing-up product? You might already be wondering, How can I reduce plastic in the kitchen? Going plastic free in the kitchen is key for any eco-conscious household. The good news is, you can reduce your plastic usage and still have a clean kitchen, and a great place to start your plastic-free journey is with your washing up. There are many plastic-free washing-up items for your kitchen that work just as efficiently as the traditional washing-up products that many households are used to. Let’s explore why you might want to make these eco-conscious changes, and look at some options to get your started.
This Valentine’s day, show some love to the planet as well as your significant other, by forgoing the glittery cards, plastic wrapped bouquets of cut flowers, balloons and all the other tat that can’t be recycled. Here are some eco-friendly ideas.