You've ditched the plastic shopping bags - now complete the plastic-free grocery shop with this set of reusable vegetable bags.
Here’s our green guide to what to look out for when you shop in supermarkets, following on from our look inside our supermarket chains and whether they’re making any green efforts in the June/July '12 issue of G magazine.
A question for every environmentally conscious shopper: can buying green save the planet?
I'm still working on reducing my food packaging after our 'nude food' challenge. I've got a new way to avoid plastic bags. Have you got any more suggestions?
I love to spend a day browsing the op-shops near me. There’s so much variety, I’m always surprised by what I find. But there’s a bit of a knack to finding what you want in among the racks of things that aren’t your style at all.
If you've never looked into buying eco-friendly clothes before, you might be surprised at how much is available when you start looking. Here's where to start your search...
It's easy to feel smug when looking at the consumerist masses. But this challenge has also made me feel lucky and grateful for the opportunity to Buy Nothing New this month.
In 21st century society, we’re all used to shopping: if we’re not self-sufficient for all our needs, we’re going to have to exchange money for goods and services at some point. But let’s keep it in perspective - shopping is something we have to do, yet there are way more fun things to do with our spare time than trekking around a shopping centre.
Product-sharing services like libraries and taxis have been around for ages - but new technology and greener attitudes are turning them into modern and convenient options.
We get so much encouragement to spend, spend, spend. But is it really necessary? I'm learning how to stop the impulse shopping and make better decisions.