Is There a Zero Waste Shop Near Me? Explore a Zero Waste Directory to Find Out

With the ever-growing number of plastic free and zero waste shops and businesses in the UK, and given that we are often asked by followers to help locate their nearest options, we thought that you might find the five websites below helpful when looking for zero waste shops and businesses near you. 1. The Zero …

EXCLUSIVE 15% DISCOUNT CODE – Gower Lavender Soaps

We have recently discovered a new independent company producing fantastic homemade soaps. And we’re using them personally. Plastic free, or zero waste, soaps that are free of harsh chemicals, kind to your skin and made here in the UK aren’t that easy to find. Based in South Wales, Gower Lavender makes and sells beautiful soaps …

‘Sales of Plastic Bags Have Fallen by 90%’ – Is the UK Government’s Claim True?

What the government has said The government recently announced that sales of plastic bags in the UK by large retailers had dropped by 90% since the introduction of the ‘plastic bag tax’ in 2015. ‘Large retailers’ being key as the data used only accounted for bag sales at Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s, Waitrose, M&S and …