Collapsible Coffee Cups and Water Bottles: Helping to Pass on the Plastic

Do you want to pass on plastic but want a reusable coffee cup that’s small enough to carry in your handbag, laptop case or nappy bag? I’m a huge fan of eco coffee cups, like my beloved eCoffee Cup but they can be cumbersome and take up space that as a mum you don’t often have. I’m always looking for new ways of reducing our plastic usage. I saw an advert going around on Facebook and Instagram for a collapsible coffee cup by Shallow Footprints, so I got in touch and they’ve kindly sent me some samples to review. They sent…

Eco Snack Wrap : an alternative to clingfilm and plastic

I’m always looking for ways to be plastic free at home, but food storage is still an area I struggle with. I love a zip lock bag as they make it so easy to store leftovers in the freezer and reduce foodwaste, and I like a good plastic container (not the disposable kind) for keeping salad leaves fresh and for wetter packed lunches like chilli that needs to be warmed up. But what about sandwiches and snacks? Sadly, it’s easy to just go for individually wrapped items like cakes or wrap up a sandwich in clingfilm. It’s much better for…