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How To Complete a Waste Audit

A waste audit is a simple way to figure out where you can start reducing your waste. It can be hard to pin point what you're throwing away the most, and is often why people find reducing their waste so hard. This activity gives you a simple way to understand your waste, an will give… Continue reading How To Complete a Waste Audit

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The Ocean Action Pod

Throughout my degree, and even now, I always get asked what my ideal job would be. My answer always used to be "something that involved conservation". Then I graduated, and realised that jobs are hard to find, so I started to be more sensible with what I applied for, and applying for jobs that I… Continue reading The Ocean Action Pod

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Wrapping up Plastic Free July

What an experience this past month has been! Plastic Free July was definitely a challenge, and made me realise how reliant we are on plastic. Even though the idea of Plastic Free July is to refuse plastic packaging and challenge yourself to live without it for a month, I can't say I made it the… Continue reading Wrapping up Plastic Free July

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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