This is my humble effort to reduce my plastic consumption and waste for Zero Waste Week 2020.
I've been very poorly this year and hope to support the Zero Waste movement with zest and vigour next year.
Day 1 of #ZeroWasteWeek, I'm sharing re-usable masks.
It's been 6 months since the Covid 19 pandemic swept the world.
The message remains the same wash your hands, wear a mask and keep your distance.
Stay safe everyone!
In an attempt to remove plastic cups from my life.
I have stopped drinking tea and keep a bamboo eco cup in my bag.
Many thanks to my sister Irem for this gorgeous William Morris bamboo eco mug.
1, Helps cut daily consumer waste
2. Reusable over and over
3. Naturally organic bamboo fibre
4. Fast growing rapidly renewable
5. Biodegradable at the end of product life
6. BPA and phthalate free
7.Reusable non drip lid
8. Fully dishwasher safe
9. Light bright and lovely to use
10.Naturally sterile, no taste residue
Black make up bag with an embroidered 'S'
Over the past 4 years I have discovered, tried and tested many zero waste bathroom alternatives.
I'm still using the following zero waste bathroom alternatives.
Organic Loofah instead of a plastic one
Organic handmade soap instead of hand wash
Herbal Tooth powder instead of toothpaste
Bamboo Toothbrush instead of plastic tooth brush and
Miswaak (cleaning twig made from the Salvadora persica tree)
Organic Herbal Shampoo.
Thank you to my sister for this lovely William Morris cotton bag.
On days 6 and 7 I spent the day in the garden enjoying the weather.
Time with nature
Zero Waste week was founded by Rachelle Strauss in 2008 and began as a National UK Campaign.Campaigns last a week and take place annually during the first full week in September.
The campaign runs predominantly on social media and the website ZeroWasteWeek to reach a community of like-minded people who want to reduce residential or commercial waste, reuse materials and recycle as much as possible. The aim of the campaign is to help householders, businesses, schools and community groups increase recycling, reduce landfill waste and participate in the circular economy – in alignment with European recommendations and Directives.
Credit and Source: Rachelle Strauss
As a passionate fairtrade campaigner and advocate I felt compelled to join the Fairtrade Fortnight 2024 webinar.
2024 will be 30 years of Fair trade in the United Kingdom.
This webinar was organised by the Fairtrade Foundation UK team.
I have attached photographs of the webinar below for those interested.
All credit and source courtesy of the Fairtrade Foundation team UK.
This October I continued to heal from my shoulder surgeries.
My right shoulder was very painful and inflamed again and I have struggled to type this blog.
I attended the volunteers webinars for Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023 and the 30 years of Fairtrade in the UK.
I joined the October 2023 Power Inclusive Excellence Committee and Training Tuesday: Climate Change: Taking Action to Support Women and Girls with World Pulse.
During August 2023 I attended a 2 day online webinar titled, 'Journey towards Meaningful Connectivity Exploring Value' with the Institute of Social Entrepreneurs Asia, (ISEA).
I have tried to translate these webinars in Urdu.
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