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First steps to reducing waste | I Spy Plum Pie

First Steps To Reducing Waste

There’s been a lot of talk in the media lately about how much waste we create – mainly thanks to the excellent War on Waste series. The idea of actually cutting back on our waste can be overwhelming though, so today I wanted to share some steps to reducing waste that anyone can try! I’d love to hear your tips as well!


The Problem With Takeaway Coffee Cups

Drinking coffee is most definitely one of my favourite daily activities and living in Melbourne means there is no shortage of excellent cafes to treat myself to a takeaway coffee from. Unfortunately if you’re not careful all this coffee drinking can result in some not so pleasant side-effects for the planet, so today I wanted to talk about the problem with takeaway coffee cups and what to use instead! Instead of buying takeaway coffee, consider buying a coffee maker instead as there are a wide range of affordable and wonderful coffee machines now available.


The Problem With Plastic Bags

You may have seen some recent media coverage of the new 5p charge for plastic bags across England, so I thought I’d provide some info today about the problem with plastic bags, and why we should be avoiding them whenever possible.


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