Your best is enough

Your best is enough

Last year I wrote a post about ecobricking (read it here if you fancy). I became quite obsessed with saving plastic from being dumped in landfill. Up until a week ago, I’d accumulated the most immense pile of plastic – I wish I’d took a photo because I was practically wading through it as it sat on my bedroom floor. Knowing I had overwhelmed myself with a responsibility I couldn’t maintain, I separated a manageable bag full of plastic and threw the rest away. Of my planned posts, this wasn’t one of them but I know now how important it is to emphasise the importance of choosing your battles. I’d been trying to tackle the plastic waste produced by a household of five students. This was a totally unrealistic goal (especially with the amount of uni work I’m swamped with at the minute) and it took up until now for me to realise this.

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The wardrobe of an outfit repeater

The wardrobe of an outfit repeater

Since writing my blog on the environmental destruction that fast fashion causes, I’ve been on a mission to curate a sustainable wardrobe. This mostly involves avoiding unnecessary, spontaneous purchases as well as choosing things that I love and know I will always reach for. My current wardrobe isn’t perfect – it’s still growing and changing – but everything in there will get worn. I want all my clothes to have a long life, so no more throwing away after something has been worn a few times.

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