Latest zero waste posts


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.


What Happens To Our Recyclable Items?

Ever wondered exactly how it's all sorted, and what happens to it after that?


How To Have A Low Waste Chinese New Year

Give (and receive) with abundance this Chinese New Year while being kind to our planet!


We Can’t Recycle Our Way To ‘Zero Waste’

While recycling is a great last line of defence, it’s nowhere near as effective as avoiding the waste in the first place.