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Preparing for Plastic Free July

This year, I have decided to take the Plastic Free July challenge, where I am aiming to go plastic free for the entire month of July. After doing a bit of research today and preparing for the month ahead, I started to realise how hard this month will be (I guess they don't call it… Continue reading Preparing for Plastic Free July

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The Importance of Mending

The other week, I ripped my only pair of black jeans while bike riding around Canberra. It was only a small rip but it was pretty high up the leg, so I felt a little uncomfortable wearing them. I have written before about fast fashion (if you missed that post, you'll find it here), and… Continue reading The Importance of Mending

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#WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

The next step on my journey to minimise my plastic waste (after taking the simple steps such as reusable cup, straws, and plastic bags), was to start avoiding plastic in the food that I buy from the supermarkets. This was an interesting and somewhat challenging thing for me to do, and even though I am… Continue reading #WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

#WasteFreeWednesday is here again, and this time, I'm telling you about this phenomenon that is always referred to when talking about plastic pollution. Located between Japan and California, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest natural accumulation of plastic and other rubbish in the world. This is not the only place in the ocean… Continue reading The Great Pacific Garbage Patch