Celia's Adventures
in research, zero waste living and discovering the world

Water Conservation - Toilet

Hey hey! I am back with a new zero waste blog post now as an official Irish Climate Ambassador. As part of the programme, we committed to carry out climate actions and communications throughout the year. I am starting with a new series on water conservation - the first chapter is on toilets! In March 2020 my 3 flatmates and I saved 2025 litres ... Read more

Freecycling and trading as part of Zero Waste living

Hey hey! I believe the first and foremost what everyone of us can do in order to live a more sustainable life is simply to CONSUME LESS. By buying something new, we demand to create more new things. What is wrong with new? - You may ask. All the required non-renewable resources that we are running low on. And so often what you need, someone els... Read more

Zero waste destinations - Thessaloniki, Greece

Hey hey! My really first idea with this zero waste adventures blog was to focus on zero waste travels. But then after I just did not travel for a while, but now I am getting back to my most favourite things: rediscovering old places and discovering new places. At the end of August, I had a research related conference in Thessaloniki and I took... Read more

Recycling vs. Wish-cycling

Hey hey! Recycling might be your really first step towards to a zero waste / low waste lifestyle, but hopefully this step will not be the last. Nevertheless, it is super important to do your recycling right and avoid wish-cycling. What is wish-cycling? Putting questionable item, you want to dispose, in your recycling bin in the hope that it w... Read more

Is zero waste living expensive? - Dry goods

Hey hey! ‘Zero waste shopping must be more expensive than conventional one!’ ‘Zero waste living is just for the rich!’ What if I tell you it is possible to save money by buying certain products and in bulk straight into your containers??? To note, all dry goods are organic in this mini research study and I collected the data from shops, stal... Read more