Tag: zero waste

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...
zero waste cleaners spray bottles

Why Do We Need A Different Cleaning Product For Every Room And Every Surface?

Have you walked down the cleaning products aisle in your local supermarket lately, unsure what to buy in order to clean just your counter tops or table tops with for example? If you have I am sure it's because there are just so many brands and products to choose from, too many in fact. Not just too many, but too many of the same products advertised for different jobs! A short cleaning story I...
The Ultimate Zero Waste Cleaning Solution To Replace Commercial Toxic Cleaners

The Ultimate DIY, Non Toxic Cleaning Solution

If you just want the recipe, scroll down to the Recipe heading :) When it comes to cleaning, it can feel like it would take a whole lot of time and effort to create your own diy cleaning solution or product. After all it must require some harsh ingredients that can kill germs and target all that grease and those stains that most commercial cleaners must use, right? Well no, to make your own...
The Bar Saver, The New Addition To Zero Bar's Hair And Body Bars

The Bar Saver, The New Addition To Zero Bar’s Hair And Body Bars

I recently tried out, (and posted about) Zero Shampoo bars, that are hair and body bars. Check out that post for a whole lot more information on these wonderful, more Eco friendly soap and shampoo bars. In addition to the bars, they have now added a cool little bar container, the bar saver, that you can use to house your bars. It serves as a really cool addition to keep your bar dry and makes...
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...
Waste Free Reviews: Conditioner Bar, Charcoal Soap Bar And Under Arm Deodorant Bar!

A Quick Look At A Few Trendy Bars – A Conditioner Bar, Charcoal Soap Bar And Under Arm Deodorant Bar!

I bought a conditioner bar, soap bar and an under arm deodorant bar from two package free shops and I thought I would share a bit about my experience with them below. This post just lists the basics of the bars, to read the full post on fitnish.com find it here. Conditioner bar I bought this conditioner bar from Shop zero. I have used shampoo bars and soap bars as shampoo bars and they all worked...
Package Free Shopping In Constantia Pick N Pay! Is It True?

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 lied to me!" :p But then after a bit of walking around I found the package free section and I got pretty excited. The...