Category Archives: Household Tips

Eco friendly lifestyle tips

How To Live More Sustainably: Top 6 Changes at Home for an Eco Friendly Lifestyle

Plastic Free July has officially come to a close. Last month saw people from all over the world make a conscious effort to reduce their use of plastic products and live a more eco friendly lifestyle. Social media was awash with #plasticfreejuly highlighting the efforts of individuals worldwide in their move away from single-use plastic. So […]

Plastic recycling tips

5 Tips on Plastic Recycling and How to Reduce Plastic Pollution Once and for All

Obeo’s previous blog post looked at plastics and outlined the effect of plastic pollution both on our health and on the environment. This week we take a look at how to manage the plastic waste that comes into our homes and how to reduce plastic pollution. If we are serious about tackling global warming then we […]

Want to improve your carbon footprint? Start in the kitchen.

The kitchen is a great place to start if you want to make a positive environmental impact. Think about it, every week we bring food and all it’s packaging into our kitchen. Sadly much of what we take in goes straight back out in the bin. By using the waste hierarchy and following the steps […]

Our top websites on food waste reduction and recycling.

Yes, the internet is a magical place filled with endless information. But it can also be a pretty confusing place too. Sometimes the internet surfing leaves us more questions than answers. That is why this weeks blog highlights some of our favourite internet resources on food waste reduction and recycling. Love Food Hate Waste Love […]

How to feel right at home with your food waste

There is no doubt but that food waste is the most challenging material to recycle in the home. Unlike the paper, plastic and tins that go into the green bin (they don’t call it clean dry recycling for nothing) food waste is often smelly, messy and generally, well yucky. With increasing concerns about global warming […]

Little steps to reduce waste in the home.

Zero waste is a pretty hot topic at the moment. I love the idea of decluttering my home, simplifying my lifestyle and reducing my carbon footprint. Talk about a win win! But the enormity of the task left me completely overwhelmed. Where do I start? After a couple of weeks of walking around in circles […]

Eco friendly alternatives to household products

9 Eco-Friendly Alternatives for Household Products

Eco Friendly Products For Everyone Many everyday household products are hazardous to the environment. Chemicals found in cleaners can end up in our waterways and non-recyclable plastic items get sent to landfill which further pollutes the environment. Much of these products can be switched for eco-friendly products that are great alternatives. We have compiled a […]