Yes. And it’s such a small, easy change of habit with such a big impact. On average, 11,000 disposable sanitary products will be used across a single woman’s lifetime. Switching to a reusable alternative reduces the effect of your period on the environment and can save you so much money!Continue reading “Can my period be zero-waste?”
It’s been over a month since I last had a chance to write anything (thanks to uni I’ve been drowning in assignments), but I’m organised and ready to write again. Over the last month I’ve been trying out some replacements for everyday disposable products. They’ve helped me to reduce my waste and save some cash – which as a student is always welcome – so I thought I’d share which alternatives I’ve chosen.Continue reading “Replacing everyday disposables”
I’m certainly not blame-free when it comes indulging in fast fashion because who doesn’t love a new outfit for the weekend? But slowly, I’m making changes to reduce my impact by encouraging myself to pay attention to the damage it’s causing.
Fast fashion describes how ever-changing fashion trends move from the catwalk into high street and online shops quickly and inexpensively. Now this might sound wonderful for both your bank account and wardrobe, but it isn’t so wonderful for the environment. The environmental impact of fast fashion is immense and spans from the beginning of the process all the way to after you’ve thrown away your unwanted garms.Continue reading “Fast Fashion”