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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.

5 Sustainability Podcast Episodes to Listen to

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love listing to podcasts. Granted I do go through phases where I don’t think to pop one on. But, at the moment I’m back to commuting into London for work, so for that 40 minutes up to London Victoria, a podcast is a perfect way to pass…

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Get Behind: The Great Big Green Week 2021

You may be familiar by now with a whole host of sustainability-themed weeks. All highlighting important issues surrounding the ever-growing, ever more daunting climate crisis. Earth Day is one example of a global event highlighting the action needed. Well, starting from tomorrow is another fantastic week of championing climate action, created by The Climate Coalition.…

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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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The IPCC Report & Where That Leaves Us

The IPCC report. A report that sent shockwaves across the world as it was revealed the true extent of the climate crisis. And it wasn’t…

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How Bad Are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee | Eco-Reads Volume.8

How bad are bananas? A question on everyone’s lips I’m sure. All jokes aside, I recently finished ‘How Bad are Bananas?’ by Mike Berners-Lee and…

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Is There One True ‘Sustainable’ Diet?

[Image by Pexels] A topic that garners a lot of debate in the world of sustainability, for a long time now, has been diet. Sustainable…

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A Sustainability Tour of Southampton

“‘over the few days, I happened to notice a few sustainability-friendly places in amongst the shops and sea. Including a zero waste shop, vegan cafe as well as lots of green space.”

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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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My Low Waste Recommendations Directory

I often mention various low waste recommendations on The Low Waste Weekly, sometimes repeating the same ones lots of times! So, I thought it would be a good idea to compile one long list of these products, with theContinue reading “My Low Waste Recommendations Directory”

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 sustainableContinue reading “Introducing: VEO – The Sustainable Marketplace™”

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?”

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The Low Waste Trails: Shampoo Bar by Zero Waste Path

“‘The shampoo bar I tried this time was by Zero Waste Path, paying £7.50 for the one bar. A small business I found on Peace in the Wild. I bought their ‘Normal Hair’ shampoo bar and to my utter shock, it lathered amazingly and worked.. the first time.”

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