sustainaility

swaps

a guide to leading a more eco friendly lifestyle

from daily swaps. to buying better and reducing your waste

day 1

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

day 2

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

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day 3

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

day 4

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

day 5

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

day 7

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

day 8

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go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

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day 9

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

day 10

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

everyday swaps

 

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

on the go swaps

natural mosquito spray

citronella is a natural repellent due to its high acidity, keep some citronella essential oil in a glass jar in your bag. then apply directly to ankles, arms, etc.

natural mineral suncream

save our seas and the coral within them.

choose a natural ingredient vegan mineral suncream over a toxic chemical made suncream that seeps into your skin and the sea.

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metal razor

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recycled plastic bottle towel

dock 'n' bay 

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bamboo plasters

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food swaps

cook from scratch

cooking meals from raw ingredients reduces the harmful impact of processed foods, such as packaging waste, unsustainably sourced ingredients and unhealthy additives. It is also way more fun and creative, as you can make things you love for yourself of those you love. 

eat more plants and wholefoods

eating more veg is a great way to get nutrients that are heal

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reduce you meat

types of vegetable proteins

agriculture is responsible for 18% of the total greenhouse gases released world wide. livestock take up 30% of the earths land surface, clearing rainforests and tropical forest to allow for grazing and farming land, this produces 2.8 billion metric tonnes of co2 emissions per year. 33% of the global arable land is used to produce feed for livestock. the us produce. we need 18 times the amount of land for a meat eater compared to a vegan.

ditch dairy

dairy is extremely unethical and unsustainable. not only are animals artificially inseminated, forced to produce milk, killed at a young age and have their young stolen from them. but also their environmental impact is devastating, cows  release 100kg of methane a year, which is three times are detrimental to the planet than co2, also the land cleared to make space for th

visit unpackaged shops

refilleries are a great place to bulk buy or just grab what you need, take along your own containers and grab some essential items. I bring hessian bags for fruit, veg, bread & nuts. Plus recycled glass jars to stock up on seeds, dried fruit, spices, herbs, peanut butter, etc. research one in your local areas and support and help support and independent business. 

eat seasonally

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visit local farmers markets

support your local economy by buying your groceries near by. source an independent fruit & veg shop, or look out for when a farmers market is held in your town. this help to reduce environmental impact and will allow you to buy better ingredients that aren't produced using harmful chemicals.

grow your own veg

the satisfaction of growing your own vegetables i unbeatable, from planting, to watching them grow and reaping the rewards, every stage is as pleasant as the one before. it also saves you a tonne of money and your dinner will taste all the better.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

eat seasonally

it might seem strange that we once only ate what was in season, seeing as how easy we have it, with supermarkets stocking everything all year round. however, flying food from the other side of the world produces a lot of greenhouse gases, it also means food needs to be manipulated into lasting longer by by adding preservatives and being wrapped in plastic packaging.

go vegan

veganism has completely changed my life, and given me a whole new perspective on things. It is the biggest choice i have ever made and the most impacting. switch to a plant based diet mean that i have eliminated meat, dairy and eggs and all the negative impacts they cause.

 

shopping swaps

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

 

home swaps

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

 

bathroom swaps

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

 

kitchen swaps

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

 

party swaps

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

 

festival swaps

 

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

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a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.

borrow or rent a book

a friend i met whilst travelling gave me this book. it's rupi kaur's 'the sun and her flowers'. it's a poetry book, and has completely changed my idea of poetry. it's so beautiful, down to earth and simplistic. it holds no rules on rhyming. just very raw and true. passing on books you've read or rummaging through library's is a great way to reduce your waste, and brighten up peoples days. why buy new, when you can just borrow or rent. reducing clutter in your house. 

natural tinned lip balm

I suffer from dry lips all year round, and have tried so many lip balms. some brands actually add chemicals into lip balms that dry your lips, making you need more. so you buy more. inevitably filling their pockets, but never solving your problem. I use LUSh tinned vegan lip balm, and it works a charm. keeping my lips luxurious and smooth, whilst also reducing my plastic consumption and chemical intake.

carry snacks

I'm a grazer. always have been. i pick and pick and pick. always hungry, never full. worst of all i get hangry. if you're unaware of this terms it's when people start to get agitated or angry due to lack of sugar from hunger. A good way to combat this and keep yourself level headed is to carry snack. I love trail mix, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. fill a glass jar with it and pop it in your bag. saving you friendships and from wasting money on plastic and sugary snacks whilst out.

go outside

spend more time playing outside. the world has so much to offer, and it's freakin beautiful. make a low waste vegan picnic and explore the great outdoor. there most be tonnes of hidden spots, woods, parks, beaches. cut down your cost of going to the city, or out drinking or clubbing. stop surrounding yourself with temptations, to buy cheap tat. spend time with nature. also lower your carbon footprint by driving everywhere and just go for a stroll.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg
Blue Blue Sea.jpg

biodegradable phone case

i absolutely love my phone case. it's from pela case, and is made from flax seed. Which makes it 100% biodegradable, it's also stain proof, I have spilt turmeric on it, pen ink, and it just comes off after a short while. It doesn't go sticky or collect dust and grit. It hasn't scratched my phone. It is flexible and smooth to touch sitting comfortably in your hand. it's also super protective.

I chose this design because it says 'lead the way' on it. For me this is such inspiration. It reminds me to never look back or listen to negativity, instead be the change, create your own path. Be yourself and hope to influence positivity.

support local independent businesses

whenever your out and about, try to support local businesses. eat at local independent (vegan / low waste) restaurant, buy from local artists. put your money where your mouth is and help support your community. especially if they are selling low waste vegan eco friendly products, show them your support in their sustainable decisions. 

 

gift giving swaps

A reusable water bottle

let's start with a classic. The reusable water bottle.
We've all heard about it, we all know how to use one. It's so simple, and can save you a heap load of dosh.
Plus it keeps around 150 bottles out of landfills or the ocean each year.

reusable natural fibre tote bags

i love a good tote bag. they are super handy. and you can get such personal quirky ones.

single use plastic carrier bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, yet take 500 years to degrade on a landfill.

I use them as a bag, or for shopping. natural fibre totes are a necessity.

Blue Blue Sea.jpg

a reusable cutlery set

i carry this bamboo set everywhere, it contains a knife, fork, spoon, napkin & chopsticks. which is the perfect set of utensils to devour anything i purchase when out and about,

a reusable coffee cup

Personally I’m more of a hot chocolate kinda girl. However, the same principles apply here. switching to a reusable coffee cup can replace up to 500 single use cups. Also a lot of coffee shops give discount if you bring a reusable cups, so it’s really a no brainier. I was gifted this beautiful cup from my gran. It’s made of renewable bamboo fibre and corn powder.