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Welcome to The Low Waste Weekly by Lisa Gibson.

A platform aiming to educate & inform on everything from lowering everyday waste to leading a more eco-lifestyle.

Introducing: VEO – The Sustainable Marketplace™

[Advertorial – Post contains pr gifted items as part of an Ambassadorship between VEO and The Low Waste Weekly] When it comes to shopping, shopping sustainably that is, where is it you tend to turn to? Your favourite sustainable label? Is it your local charity shop? Well, may I make a suggestion, how about VEO!…

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The Worrying Increase of Climate Migration

[Image by Pexels] Migration. The lesser talked about affect of the climate crisis. The shrinking of borders. The collapse of homes. Disappearing towns and cities. Disaster isn’t decades away, it’s happening right now in countries that cannot even be described as ‘far-flung’. This is serious. It’s devastating people’s lives and more often than not those…

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Eco-Reads.

Volume 2 . Eating for Pleasure, People & Planet. “The way best to describe this book would be that it is more than just your run-of-the-mill sustainable cookback. What author Hunt brings is a comprehensive guide to the large-scale issue of our planets food chain, from land to plate”

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Volume 7.. Who Cares Wins by Lily Cole “Despite reading my fair share of books surrounding the topic of Sustainability, this seventh offeringWho Cares Wins by Lily Cole, brought a whole manner of new, insightful information to increase my understanding of the developing climate crisis..”

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A Sustainability Tour of Southampton

Over the weekend I visited Southampton with one of my friends. Having never visited the city before, whilst we wined and dined to our heart’s…

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The Low Waste Trails: Shampoo Bar by Zero Waste Path

Shampoo Bars. It’s been a love/relationship for me; love the idea, hate how my hair has felt. I previously tried a shampoo and conditioner bar…

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The UK’s Greenest Towns & Cities to Visit in 2021

Our towns and cities becoming more environmentally friendly is fundamental if we’re to stand any chance in curbing the global temperature rise. From more cycle…

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Popular Posts.

Low Waste Skincare: UpCircle Face Moisturiser.

“‘Any brand who actively improve an industry and move it towards waste-cutting, sustainable solutions, I’m here for, so three cheers for UpCirlce I say.”

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A Sustainable Kitchen: Where to Start & Tips to Change

“Beginning the journey to lowering the waste you create in the kitchen can be a minefield. Often the Kitchen is the heart of the home, it’s where your hearty dinners are made, where friends (pre-Covid of course) will sit for a much needed coffee and a catch-up, it’s also the one room of the house that never stays clean for more than 15 minutes (or is that just ours?!)”

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What It Means to Say ‘Environmentalists For Black Lives Matter

“Having read into numerous articles over the past few weeks on the topic, it’s clear to see there is a connection between both the climate crisis and racism. They are both societal problems that affect the population, with the climate crisis disproportionately affecting people of colour”
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Would you like to see the Ethical Wine list ma’am?

“When purchasing your choice of wine, have you ever stopped to consider how ethical it is? How sustainable the practices have been to turn grape to liquid? There is a lot to consider, but the main indication to look out for when ensuring the wine is ethical is the practices undertaken by the company to create it. Are the grapes been grown and harvested organically?”

Lamp Upcycling: From Plain to Timeless.

“‘I decided to take on a mini-renovation of my own, in the form of upcycling my lamp. Deciding to switch up its plain white for something a lot brighter and moving from my bedside to the living room…”

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