As we mentioned in another post we were trying to live plastic free without a bulk store nearby during the first year. However, we tried to buy in the local market, but we bought almost everything in the supermarket.
February has come to an end, and with it the #FuturisticFebruary challenge. Although we initially joined because of the instagramers @sustainable_duo, it is actually a fabulous challenge for any month of the year as well. The idea is to collect all your waste for 30 days (28 in February) to get an overview of our monthly waste. Do you want to know how much trash we produce in 30 days?
Storing food well is important to prevent it from going bad and wasting it. When we started buying in bulk, we began to look for long-term storage containers and also for fresh food preservation systems. Before going zero waste, we just led the food in the packaging, usually plastic, but now that we don’t use it anymore we had to look for sustainable alternatives. This is what we use at home to storage at the kitchen
Well, be prepared to be totally disappointed by our recipes. We cook very very very simple, but we try to eat as many vegetables and fruits. So, to satisfy your curiosity we have decided to write what we eat at home.
The zero waste movement includes discarding the “single-use” idea. Therefore, since almost 3 years in this house we only use cloth napkins. In addition, we have several kinds, Do you want to know what we use for each occasion?
We would like to share with you how you do we do our Zero Waste grocery in Germany. We have a full time job that includes sometimes to work in the weekends as well, therefore sometimes we have to go to the supermarket too. But, we combine the supermarket with the bulk store and go for the less wrapped products. It is importan to be prepared and always bring your bags and containers with.