Tag: zero waste

A Look At Puresimple’s Handmade Natural Soaps That Double As Shampoo Bars

Recently 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 stumbled upon Puresimple’s […]

Making Your Own Toiletries, The Minimal Lifestyle

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 […]

Cape Town’s Very Own Plastic Free Shop, Shop Zero!

I decided to check out Shop Zero, situated in WoodStock on Albert Road in Cape Town. They sell natural creams, toothpaste, many different food items, even protein powder(!) and much more, but the great thing about this shop is that it’s ‘plastic free’! They don’t sell any plastic bags or containers. You simply bring your own reusable […]

Is Reducing Your Waste Or Going Zero Waste Too Hard? 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 […]

0 Waste Minimalist Face Wash, Scrub And Mouth Wash!

One Ingredient Zero Waste Facewash? If you have tried every face wash out there, being sold on all the marketing give this a try! So simple and so easy to use, and leads to less waste! Just use bicarb soda :)     Simply Make Your Very Own Zero Waste MouthWash! This is a really easy […]

Two Adults, Two Kids, Zero Waste | by Bea Johnson

Bea Johnson lives a zero waste lifestyle, minimizing the amount of waste she and her family put out there. It is a great way to reduce buying and disposing of unnecessary things and in turn tremendously helps out the environment. She shares some incredible tips in the video below, to help anyone get started on living […]