This is a big one – household stuff being where we really commit some awful crimes. The rubbish to landfill, the bleach, the micro plastics, the wasted water.
Who Gives A Crap – popular but a tiny bit controversial as someone pointed out that the actual carbon footprint of this is probably not far off a 9-pack from your Tesco local…
Find paper snack bags on Amazon
Covermate – these are elasticated food covers, they look a bit like shower caps, which come in a variety of sizes, which you stretch over containers in lieu of film or foil.
If You Care sandwich bags (slightly pass-ag name but never mind)
Waxed cloth food wrap – a few different brands, all brilliant. I started using it about six months ago instead of cling film and haven’t looked back.
Carrinet Veggio reusable vegetable carrier bags for loose fruit and veg in supermarkets.
Ocado will also collect and recycle any plastic bags you have knocking about – this includes slithery plastic bags but not, I don’t think, film.
Other food preservation stuff
Turtlebags – a variety of very beautiful string bags for almost any occasion:
Nom Nom – jaunty re-useable snack bags
Eco cleaning products
Splosh is a company that supplies and refills eco cleaning products. You buy the bottles and then order refills from concentrate. Clever.
If you have any great formulas for make-your-own cleaning sprays that you are willing to share, please do.
How about you, otherwise? What is your biggest household non-eco waste anxiety and what are you doing about it?