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How to drive greener

There’s no denying that transport is essential. We need it to get ourselves from place to place, to ensure goods get to where they need to go, and even to transport the fuel that makes transport possible. Transportation based on fossil fuels, such as petrol and diesel, (including planes, trains, cars, trucks and ships) contributed 20.5% of the global Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGE) in 2014, making it the second highest contributor after electricity production (49%), with manufacturing and industry coming in close third (20%). Furthermore, personal transport and freight transport are both expected to increase by¬† 1.7% and 2.3% respectively between 2000 and 2050, with the majority of the increase coming from rapidly developing nations.

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Senzabamboo natural silk floss

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One Percent Changes: Reusable facial wipes

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Upcycle Sunday: Notepaper box

A little while ago we bought some beautiful handmade soaps which came in nice boxes, which I kept. In case it hasn’t been obvious before, I’m a bit of a hoarder of useful looking things because I really like my space to be organised, but I also hate having to buy things to organise my space. I saw a post on Instagram about reusing scrap paper for taking notes or writing shopping lists which gave me the idea of an upcycle note paper box for my office. So below is a guide for the quick facelift I gave one of the soap boxes.

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One Percent Changes: Buy in bulk

Buy in bulk

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One Percent Change: Choose produce with fewer types of packaging

Packaging

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Is zero-waste a privilege?

A couple of weeks ago an account I follow on Instagram asked the question “Is a low or zero-waste lifestyle a lifestyle of privilege?”

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Yolk Cloth reusable face cloth

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Picture credit: SassyChic (link below)

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One Percent Changes: compost your egg boxes

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