Composting is like a gateway drug. The addiction starts with separating trash, composting organics and significantly reducing general waste that goes out on trash-collection day. When this is routine, we’re able to look at other habits and to make little changes that make a big difference.
By composting your organic waste, you’re already substantially reducing what you send to landfill – and you benefit from a steady supply of compost too. Plastics are a huge problem that I’ve been consciously working around for a few years.
This week, in her piece for the Parys Gazette, Lisa looks at plastic bottles and being able to refill containers with water, milk and fresh juice. In her household, milk consumption is high with use in breakfast cereals, cooking (quiches,
YOLO’s Lisa is on a mission. Watching Zero Waste ‘activist’ Bea Johnson’s video recently set off a chain reaction. With her YOLO Compost Tumbler in action, Lisa is sorted on the 5th of Bea’s 5Rs (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and
I’ve just learned about Bea Johnson and her Zero Waste Home website. She is currently in South Africa and she is giving a talk today (8 May) in Durban (13h00 – 17h00) and tomorrow (9 May) in Bryanston, JHB (18h00