This November we’ve set ourselves an eco-friendly challenge: complete the entire month without using any single-use plastic.
To begin with, this seemed like a not-too-difficult task. Living in London, we have the luxury of having various plastic-free shops in the local area.
However the more we planned, the more we realised how strongly single-use plastic is embedded in our everyday lives: toothpaste, cleaning and washing products, tissues and toilet paper, the list goes on…
The only exception we’ve made is medication because, unfortunately, there aren’t yet any plastic-free alternatives for inhalers or epipens, but they’re both pretty essential.
If you’d like to support our challenge, we’d be really grateful if you could donate, or alternatively you could commit to reducing your plastic usage alongside us.
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