Want To Be More Eco Friendly? 6 Of The Simplest & Easiest Ways To Be More Waste Free!

In theory I think many of us really want to be more Eco friendly, and reduce our trash/waste as much as possible but we are unsure how, or what exactly we can do. We also are weary of how much of an impact we will really have. I have put together a list of six […]

Fill And Re-Fill Your Glass Jar With Goodies From Jarajar!

WHAT IS JARAJAR? Jarajar is a cool new innovative business in Cape Town where you can shop online to order a whole bunch of food products such as nuts, grains, pasta or rice, spices; you know, all the stuff you use in your kitchen! The beauty of it, is that all your products get delivered (actually ‘Green […]

Refill Your Containers At The Refillery!

If you are around Johannesburg, you must check out the Refillery. What is The Refillery? “The Refillery is an exciting, new planet-friendly grocer offering a stylish, convenient, PLASTIC-FREE, ‘weigh-and-pay’ shopping experience that helps you to stock and re-stock your pantry with the highest quality, ethically-sourced products without all that wasteful packaging normally associated with a […]

Package Free Shopping In Constantia Pick N Pay! Is It True?

I recently visited the Constantia Pick n Pay in Cape Town after I had heard that they have set up a small package free station in the shop. As I got there, (the shop being sooo big) I looked around and initially could not see it. Immediately my heart sank and I thought “ahh who […]

0 Waste This For That, A Few Cosmetic Products I Swapped Out For More Waste Free Alternatives

A lot of people want to switch out their cosmetic products or products in general, but don’t really know what to switch them out for, or are too hesitant to make the switch due to thinking that these commercial products that they use are far superior to any other products, and more so compared to […]

I Tried A Shampoo Bar, Why You Should Switch To Shampoo Bars To!

With all that is going on in the world, if you haven’t heard about zero waste, minimalism, reducing plastic waste, or at least what is happening with Climate change then you must be living with no internet somewhere! What all these lifestyle changes have in common is the preservation of the environment by reducing our […]

Is Going Zero Waste Too Hard? We All Just Need To Start With A Little

Have you ever really consciously thought about how much waste you produce? Most people haven’t. Just take a random thing such as buying mouth wash for instance. You go to the store and buy your Listerine mouthwash today. About two months (or less) later its finished, and you throw the empty bottle in the bin […]

The Low Down On Using Menstrual Cups! By Gittemary Johansen

Gittemary Johansen takes us through “8 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Menstrual Cups!” In case you are thinking of starting to reduce your waste or even reducing your waste a bit more and maybe trying out a Menstrual Cup, Gittemary Johansen has 8 things to tell you that she wished someone had told her before […]

DIY Zero Waste Body Butter, Face Creams, And Under Arm Deodorant Recipes

Often people get intimidated by people who speak about reducing their waste and living a more ‘minimalist lifestyle’. What you must understand though, is that all it takes is a very small change to start, you don’t have to be implementing and worrying about reducing every tiny bit of waste in your life, initially. It […]

All Natural Shampoo Bars/Soap Bars Made By Puresimple Right Here In Cape Town

In a previous post, I posted a short video of some of the cosmetic things (like face cream and under arm deodorant) that I make myself. Something else that I always wanted to make myself, was soap, and shampoo, but making soap with a texture similar to conventional soap is not so simple. Luckily I […]