I've been so thrilled with how many eco-friendly and zero waste-friendly businesses I've been able to find in Manchester with just a little bit of digging. It just goes to show that there are plenty of businesses striving to make a positive impact, and we should keep our eyes open for them and support them when we can!
As promised in Part 1, I'm bringing you another installment of my favorite eco-friendly businesses in the Manchester Area. In today's roundup: organic food, vintage and second-hand finds, and handmade goods from local artisans.
I propose that this year, instead of giving gifts that the recipient may or may not keep for more than six months, let's give gifts that provide true fulfillment. I've broken down my six favorite zero waste gift categories with some specific ideas, and enough variety to suit everyone on your shopping list this year.
When I saw a Facebook post about a zero waste pop-up shop opening in London, I got really excited, as London is only two hours away from Manchester by train. I happened to have reason to go to London this past week, so I decided to pay a visit to this Bulk Market I’d read so much about.
I have spent the last 7.5 years involved in the nitty gritty details of design, endlessly tweaking colors, print techniques, sleeve proportions, and fabric qualities in order to funnel thousands of units of product into stores for middle-American consumers to buy at a sharp price point.
Fortunately, there is an easy way to deal with pills, using only a safety razor, which, if you've started swapping out the disposables in your bathroom for non-disposables, you'll probably already have!