Plastic compromises

We are half way through July and up until now I haven’t even mentioned Plastic Free July (PFJ). The idea behind PFJ is to avoid all single use plastic throughout the month. Last year I started preparing for it months in advance and really tried my hardest (for more info about PFJ see here). Plastic pollutes
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Updates, shout outs and my next challenge!

Plastic Free July I have loads more I want to write about Plastic Free July, but I just haven’t got the time, so this will be my final post about it (for now) I haven’t kept a specific diary the last few days about the plastic that has been going in my bin because I
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A response from Dairy Crest and do Kallo stock cube wrappers contain plastic?

I recently switched to buying milk in glass bottles from the milkman as it is plastic free, organic, unhomogenised, supermarket free (ish – whether or not Dairy Crest is supermarketesque is another question) and at least British if not local. However I was concerned about whether the farmers were being paid a fair price for
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Plastic Diary days 8 to 13 – no use crying over spilled milk!

I have been known to get emotional over wasted food before (read more here), but this time I managed to keep it together 🙂  This milk got spilled on day 12 of Plastic Free July and is part of a longer milk and now bread related saga…  I started buying milk in glass bottles from
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Plastic diary – Days 4 to 7 of Plastic Free July

My plastic free diary continues.  If you missed days 1 to 3 catch up with them here! Day 4 – Friday Today’s successes: No single use plastics used or thrown away by me today (not counting the hairbrush prong)- yippee! I did a very nearly plastic free shop (except for cucumbers).  I bought salmon from
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Plastic diary – Days 1 to 3 of Plastic Free July

I promised to keep a plastic diary throughout July and here is it – the first few days! (Just as a reminder I have challenged myself to refuse single use plastics associated with me only, but to try to limit them for the rest of the family – read more here) Before I start, I’ve been
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My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 10 – Plastic Free July!!!!

It’s finally here – Plastic Free July and my 10th challenge on My Year of Eco Challenges! Will this be the one that breaks me or will I come out the other side stronger than ever??  It is definitely the hardest challenge I have undertaken so far and that was just the preparation for it!
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