food waste, waste

The Bokashi Experiment

With so much fresh produce available here in Thailand - an array of tropical fruit, local 'green leaves, herbs and other vegetables, I eat fairly well. I rarely throw out edible food, but there are always unconsumed seeds, skins and peelings that end up in my bin. Knowing what I do about food waste (a third… Continue reading The Bokashi Experiment

plastic, pollution, sustainability, waste

Towards Plastic Free

The first two months of 2018 has seen me focusing on waste. It frequently permeates my consciousness here in Thailand, with pollution omnipresent and use of convenience containers and carriers rife. Starting with There’s a Fraction too Much Plastic I explored the downfalls of plastic-use and its prevalence in my lifestyle, culminating in an analysis of… Continue reading Towards Plastic Free

food, nature, plastic, sustainability, waste

31 Days of Plastic

Over 31 days in January and February, I attempted to collect all the plastic I would normally throw out (or recycle). I consciously tried to avoid single-use plastic, but I still amassed an extortionate volume of plastic. Bearing in mind that virtually everything comes plastic-wrapped or bagged in Thailand, where I'm living, and often plastic-free… Continue reading 31 Days of Plastic

food waste, plastic, sustainability, waste

Waste Free People

Unless someone like you cares a whole lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not. - The Lorax After writing this blog for several months, I recognise my often pessimistic view of the state of the world, how we treat others and our environment. There are however, some really inspirational actions people and organisations… Continue reading Waste Free People