Every time I order something online, I ask for it to be sent with minimum possible plastic. The more customers ask these questions, the more vendors will listen.
I've been keeping butter wrappers in a jar in my fridge and testing them out for several months now, and am happy to report that they work as well as baking paper for pretty much everything.
2019 will be the third year our household has participated, and I'm looking forward to keeping all the single-use plastic that ends up in our home over the month to compare it to the the previous two years.
In a year and a bit of making soap I've tried a few new things I wanted to share with you.
In summer you were always full of sand; in winter, mud. A squashed orange crayon is smeared forever in the footwell of your back seat. Leaves and stones and desiccated flowers collected by The Kid roll around in you. Your upholstery has an extra layer of dog hair.
The Western Australian State Government is asking for community input on single-use plastic. If you live in WA, please take a few minutes to fill in the online survey, or you can prepare a longer submission.
Everything we made, prepped, fermented and ate for the week.