Category Archives: deplasticing

Breadmaker sour dough

We’ve (well Mr Ecochick has) been making bread for years now and we’ve now moved onto making our bread totally waste free by using a sourdough starter a girlfriend gave us. Woohoo for totally waste…

Waste free laundry

Waste free laundry; crazy? Yep it’s totally a thing. I’m totally make it a thing and I’m loving it!! So what am I on about? Just think plastic pegs, plastic wash baskets, plastic¬†containers with chemicals…

Wholefood, waste free second birthday party

All too often party’s (especially ones for children) are full of processed foods and¬†sugar and lots of waste. So for all the parties we’ve had for the boys is generally just a family affair (except…

Wholefood waste free kids lunches

I wanted to share some of John’s wholefood waste free lunches that he takes to kindy when he does full days. I’m a strong believer in just eating real food (JERF) so let’s keep it…

Where does this Ecochick shop?

People often ask me where I shop and how I save money on shopping. So I thought I’d share where and how we shop. I must add we’re vegetarian and cook from scratch so that…

Beco potty giveaway

Having kids creates waste but it doesn’t have to. Getting your kids out of nappies and into undies can help reduce your waste a lot. With John I didn’t push him to toilet train at…

Green your disposables

Disposable nappies create a huge amount of waste in the world not to mention cost you a lot of money. Which is why I’ve always been a cloth loving crazy lady. But I have had…

Ditch the chemicals

Welcome to week one of Green Urban Livings Autumn challenge. Week one is all about ditching the chemicals! There are plenty of ways you can ditch the chemicals in your life. So I thought I’d…

Welcome to the wonderful world of cloth!

Cloth I love you!!! Oh how I love you!!! Why should you love cloth too? Cloth will save you money; truck loads of money; cloth will reduce your waste; oh so so much waste; cloth…