Can we live the simple life and still exist in the modern world? And if so, how?
According to the Australian Bureau of Stats, only about 7% of households recycle all recyclable materials, despite 95% of those survey agreeing that recycling is important. One of the reasons given for not recycling is confusion over what is recyclable and how to go about recycling. I was one of the confused. Below is a general guideline to explain what and how to recycle in the household.
Recycle old plastic bags into sandwich wraps that replace disposable sandwich bags.
They say that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And at the rate we fill landfill each year, that means there’s a whole heap of treasure just waiting to be discovered by treasure hunters with a keen eye and an innovative mind. When we repurpose ‘stuff’ we keep it out of landfill and avoid […]
Continuing on the theme of reducing plastic consumption, an alternative to plastic fruit and vegetable bags.
The push to reduce plastic shopping bags leaves the question in many people’s mind, “what do you do for bin liners?” This is our alternative to using shopping bags for bin liners.
Is frugality a necessary evil – something that has to be endured on the path to riches, or is it a way of life?