It’s been very difficult for me to buy meat without plastic. Continue reading “My Zero Waste Trip to the Butcher”
I talk about our plastic obsession and my #PlasticFreeProduce campaign with Liz and Leo of Food for Thought. I feel this is my best radio interview yet! Continue reading “Talking Plastic Free Produce with Liz and Leo”
This could be the most important photo you see all year!
My heart was pounding and I hid under my hat like a criminal who was planning to commit a crime as I waited for the queue to disperse in front of the deli counter in a supermarket.
When it was all clear, I chose an employee who looked kind and competent and gingerly asked if I could buy 2 kilos of uncooked chicken wings and have them put straight into my re-usable container. The lady behind the counter looked startled and said she had to ask the manager, she returned a few minutes later saying it was OK.
She set the scales to deduct the weight of the container and stuck the barcode sticker straight onto the outside of my re-usable plastic container, which I then scanned at the self-serve terminal.
I feel like I have just changed the world. Stay tuned for more plastic reduction updates.
Today, I found the time to tend to my garden bed, which had become a little derelict since the peas finished a few months ago. Life just got away from me, photographing, holidaying, writing, attending seminars and a host of children’s commitments had kept me very busy. Continue reading “Freak”
I’m one of those “Bloody Greenies”. I am also a mother, wife, writer and photographer. I donate my services to numerous charities and community groups. Continue reading “I’m a Greenie With a Plastics Problem”