Tag: reuse

nudefoods

Package Free Finds! Bamboo Ear Buds And Plasters, And Chips!

I recently dropped by the Newlands Nudefoods package free store in Cape Town and found a few cool things that I haven't seen before as well as stocking up on a few staples, all plastic packaging free of course. I refilled my Vinegar and Bicarb soda, both which I use for cleaning as well as laundry. The bicarb soda has so many uses such as under arm deodorant, cleaning products and even a face...
plastic waste problem

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 of some of the simplest and easiest things you can do or swap, that will reduce your waste and packaging waste, down to a minimum! Once...
Falafel Pre-Mix By OutCastFoods

The Coolest And Simplest Thing Ever: Falafel Pre-Mix By OutCastFoods!

If you're a fan of falafels, but are too lazy to make them, then this post is just for you. Fate has led you here and is about to impart some great wisdom into your life :p Well maybe, maybe not. That was me though, I love falafels but always thought it's too much of an effort to make them from scratch and I have never had the greatest experience with blending chick peas. Luckily, on my recent...
Fill And Re-Fill Your Glass Jar With Goodies From Jarajar!

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 delivered‘) to you in glass jars that you rent from Jarajar. This way there...
bicarb soda

The Great Many Uses Of 1 Simple Ingredient, Bicarb Soda

Bicarbonate soda is such a versatile and useful compound. It can help to simplify our lives by replacing the many commercial products we use for various things. Some of the things I personally use bicarb soda for are: As a face wash.As a body wash.As an under arm deodorant (it can be used on its own or in addition to a cream base like coconut oil or shea butter).As a household cleaning agent in...
Refill Your Containers At The Refillery!

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...
battery batteries

Reduce Waste By Making A Swap – Batteries

We all use batteries, well most of the general public do, whether they are in an alarm clock, or a TV remote or a drone remote controller, and are usually the most common AAAs. Ideally we would like to not use them as that would eliminate the need to dispose of them right, but that's in an ideal world (one day). So yes while they are difficult to completely eliminate we can swap them for...