Plastic Free Pasta Made From ANYTHING You Can Peel

Noodles are delicious. Most of the time pasta is packaged in plastic, so us plastic-free folk have to abstain from the traditional pasta dishes--unless you find it in a bulk foods store. On top of my resolve, I remind myself it is full of carbs! Not fresh! Typically not vegan.  

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CHINA STOPS RECYCLING OUR SHIT

For as long as we can remember, we have sent our plastic recyclables to CHINA. 

July 2017 China announced they no longer wanted to be the “world’s garbage dump." 

1 Jan 2018 China stopped importing 24 types of solid waste. Mostly plastics.

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PLASTIC FREE YOUR BUSINESS

Going Plastic Free as an individual is tough. Trying to de-waste an entire restaurant with heaps of needy humans coming & going all day would be a nightmare! Hats off to the business owners experimenting and getting creative to reduce their impact. I evaluate a local cafe & give my opinion on their sustainable efforts!

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Ban the Bag NSW - Rally & Media Release

Our message read clear: we want NSW to join the rest of Australia in banning single use plastic bags.

More than one million single-use plastic bags are used every minute! Every year approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. Over the last ten years Australian state environment ministers have pondered legislation to ban single-use plastic bags, in this time over 1.2 billion have ended up in the litter stream. Even as you are reading this, 7,150 plastic bags are going to “landfill.”

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Natural Stain Removal, Clothing Whitener, & Plastic Free Laundry Hacks

While I grew up with it, I have honestly found plastic bottles of BLEACH on beaches. F THAT.

Now I use strong, NATURAL chemicals to whiten my clothes and remove stains. The main hacks are bicarb soda, salt, & lemon juice!

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Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

We all have our guilty pleasures. Most sinful treats come wrapped in plastic film or packaging, tempting us to pollute the beaches with an easy purchase. Fortunately, most treats are easily made at home with your choice of ingredients to make it as naughty or as nice as you desire. 

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