Latest zero waste posts


On Living Sustainably With A Chronic Illness

Why we need to aim for a world that's better and safer for everyone in our fight for the environment.


Using Lots Of Plastic Packaging During The Coronavirus Crisis? You're Not Alone

Let’s look at why this is happening, and what to do about it.


Online Shopping, Supporting Local Businesses And Trying To Live Zero Waste: Can These All Work Together?

Over the past couple of decades, our consumer habits have been a topic of mass discussion through different peaks and troughs. But it feels like they've never before been under such scrutiny and pressure.


Our Plastic Free, Zero Waste Family Home

This is how my family lives plastic free and zero waste.


How To Host A Zero Waste Party (Even On A Budget!)

Zero waste parties can be beautiful without costing you or the Earth much at all!


How Do Waste Free Period Options Stack Up When Travelling? We Tried Them Out!

A 1MW community member and staff member try out menstrual cups and period proof underwear on recent trips. This is their verdict!


How To Travel Plastic-Free

Here are a few simple ways to make travelling plastic-free easier!


Contact Lenses Are Plastic! Here Are The Best Ways To Recycle And Dispose Of Them

It's been found that millions of contact lenses are being flushed and ending up in oceans because people don't realise they're plastic. We all need to be able to see, so here's how to dispose of your contact lenses in the most sustainable way possible!


Where To Find Biodegradable Adhesive Bandages

Zero waste wound care can be tricky to find. Here are some low waste alternatives to plastic and latex adhesive bandages.