Hello! Happy July everyone! I’m on my holidays right now, so no Ten Things today, but I just wanted to pop in quickly as today marks the start of Plastic-Free July, an annual movement to help reduce the use of single-use plastics.
I thought now would be a good time to re-publish my plastic-free February post in case anyone is looking for some plastic-free July ideas. I have amassed a few useful plastic-free July ideas over the years that may be helpful to you!
The Plastic-Free Kitchen
Eco-friendly alternatives to cling film to help you stop buying the plastic stuff.
I found some eco-friendly and plastic-free dishwasher detergent!
There’s plastic in your tea – and plastic-free alternatives to teabags.
How to dry mint leaves for tea – I’m still working my way through my batch from summer.
Whilst on the tea theme – I found the world’s best reusable cup for coffee/tea on the go.
You can still have your crisps and eat them with this seriously tasty zero waste crisps recipe
Skip the bagged salad – here’s how to grow snow pea shoots indoors for the princely sum of 13p.
Finally, I wrote on how to go (almost!) plastic-free in the kitchen.
Plastic-Free Health & Beauty
How to minimise your use of plastic in the bathroom – updated for 2018!
How to make reusable cotton wool pads – say bye-bye to disposable wipes or single-use cotton wool pads!
A guide to plastic-free make-up.
Eco-friendly alternatives to glitter if you just can’t live in a world without glitter.
Or there’s this…! ;)
General Plastic-Free Living
How to use reusable nappies – they’re not as scary, difficult or yucky as you might think!
Surprising items that contain plastic – chewing gum anyone?
How to stop junk mail – that barrage of unwanted plastic that comes through our doors every day.
Are you taking part in plastic-free July? If so, do share with me your top plastic-free tips, or what hurdles you’ve encountered, or any other useful advice!