How to Start a Zero Waste Lifestyle – Where Do I Begin?

At Plastic Free Home we’re often asked, “where do I start?” when people decide that they want to work towards living a greener lifestyle. For example, whether you choose to focus on reducing your plastic consumption or the amount of waste you produce overall, knowing where to begin can be daunting or somewhat overwhelming. Our …

An Interview with Plastic Free Coffee Brand, Percol

Last year, Percol became the first coffee brand to receive the ‘Plastic Free Trust Mark’, having already been the first coffee brand to gain Fair Trade approval. We spoke to Percol’s Ollie Richmond to find out more… Give us a brief history of Percol? “Percol is a brand with a great story. We are proud to …

A Toothbrush That Really Will Make You Smile – Bamboo Toothbrushes

If we asked you, “What do you brush your teeth with?” your answer would probably be “a toothbrush”. But what kind of toothbrush? It is estimated that 3.6 billion plastic toothbrushes are used worldwide every year and that the average person uses more than 300 in their lifetime. Research has found that a large proportion …