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My top 5 tips to living a life without plastic

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My top 5 tips to living a life without plastic

  To change our beliefs we first need to understand the why?       We all know that plastic is no good for the environment but many of us avoid thinking about the actual truths as it seems like too big of a problem. Plastics have a very short life with us but stick around for a long time. Our landfills and sadly our oceans are becoming plastic minefield’s. Plastic products have a massive carbon footprint and are produced using large amounts of fossil fuels. Plastic pollution is having disastrous effects on our wildlife and environment. If you are still not...

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Did you know that you can recycle your Soft Plastics?

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Did you know that you can recycle your Soft Plastics?

Did you know that you can recycle your SOFT PLASTICS? Last year Kiwis dropped off 365 Tonnes of soft plastics for recycling. That's a massive 91 Million bags!     This has been a game changer for me on my own journey to reduce our household waste.   I now keep a reusable shopping bag in the kitchen and all the soft plastics that would have ended up in our rubbish bin, now go in there. You will be so surprised how quickly this bag fills up with soft plastics.       When packaging your child's lunchbox, pop the wrappers...

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