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That means that two wonderful things are happening this month:I finally turn 21! Scotland introduces its single use carrier bag tax of 5p...

I started my day off with a refreshing shower using some great all-natural products from Lush that allow me to have fab hair and pearly white teeth without tons of chemicals going down the drain!The blue bar is called a shampoo called Seanik and it...

As I've mentioned before, I get a Veg Bag of tons of organic and local veggies from Bellfield organic farm, organized by the One World society on campus for just 5.50 for a week's worth of veg! Today I attempted my first leek and tattie...

Forgot to mention this when it happened: I did a guest blog post on the Transition website of the St Andrews Transition movement: http://www.transitionsta.org/no-plastic-pleaseI've been working with them for about a year, and they are so awesome! It's community action to mobilize students, staff and...

Hi friends! This blog has been a bit sleepy for a while so this time I'm gonna LIVE BLOG my no plastic challenge! I've modified it a little bit to give myself a "cheat" of 4 items per week. I know it's kind of a cop...

Here is an example of a plastic-free snack! I made a PB&J sandwich with bread from my local bakery (which I asked them to put in a biobag), some organic, palm-oil free peanut butter and some strawberry jam I bought from the last time I...

I just picked up my VegBox, which is an initiative by a society on campus to help people eat more local, organic food. You pay 6 pounds and pick up your VegBox the following week for tons of delicious and seasonal vegetables grown on a...

This year for Lent I will be giving up plastic again!For those of you who aren't big on Lent, I suggest using the opportunity while everyone is giving up sweets and beer to try to cut out some plastic from your life! A good idea...