We hear about it everyday, we see it on the news about how to reduce our waste. We all try with our recycling, what else can we do? There is so much more we can do which is why I am reviewing the How To Go Waste Free book and offering 5 lucky readers the chance to get their own copy.
About How To Go Waste Free
How To Go Waste Free is the brainchild of Caroline Jones, a writer who specialises in health, beauty and lifestyle subjects. A former editor of several national newspapers and magazines in the UK, she is also an accredited life coach and the author of Hot To Go Plastic Free
The book is split into 6 sections , with 100 ways to reduce waste.
The book starts with an introduction about our planet and how it is being affected by the amount of waste products we produce, with very scary figures. And how we can help make our planet safe for ourselves and future generations.
#3 Avoid All Or Nothing Thinking – Like when you go on a diet banning everything results in a fail. The same applies to this small steps at a time, start with the smaller things and the progress that way it will be daily life and you will not fail
#4 Do A Waste Audit – This is something we could all do when your bins have been emptied start a daily audit of how much waste you produce and then see if you can improve on this the following week
#5 & #6 Getting Down & Dirty – this is messy but write down your weekly household waste. This is split into sections making it easier but this does include food waste.
Putting Zero Waste Into Practice
This section looks at our food waste, making us think how much we throw away. Food that has gone out of date, food not properly sealed so goes bad. Half eaten snacks or meals. The list is endless. This section looks at ways we can reduce this.
#63 Sip With Sustainable Straws – we all know about reducing plastic straws and it has been great to see large organisations stepping up and removing plastic straws, which is great as it can take up to 200 years for a single straw to break down. There are so many alternatives on the market and such a simple step to take.
#64 Pack A Weekday Lunch – I know it is easier to pop to the shop to buy a sandwich or something else for lunch. But packing your own can not only help the environment but also your bank balance as well.
Waste Free Around The Home
#71 Set A One Out, One In Rule – before being tempted to buy a new product on impulse, only buy a new product when your current one has finished. This also saves clutter in your home
#72 Use Bar Soap Instead Of Liquid – bar soap comes in just the wrapping and is virtually waste free. Where as liquid soap comes in plastic containers producing more waste.
This is just a few snippets from the book. With a total of 100 tips that are easy and simple for us all to do. This is a way with small steps we can make a difference to our environment.
I have been given 5 copies to give away to you, to enter see below