Plastic Free July: Are You Taking Part In The Challenge?

Plastic Free July: Are You Taking Part In The Challenge? Hello friends and welcome by the blog today. So how are you today?

Plastic is such a big problem, isn’t it. I also try to cut down wherever possible but it is hard when everything we buy, comes covered in it.

The Plastic Free July challenge, which began in 2011 with an Australian named Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, has developed into a global movement. It acts as an annual reminder to reduce single-use plastic usage and encourages people to take tiny measures toward becoming more environmentally conscious.

Plastic Free July: Are You Taking Part In The Challenge?

Plastic Free July: Are You Taking Part In The Challenge?

So today I am sharing a few tips I have picked up along the way to help you cut down on plastic:

Firstly, Say Not To Plastic Straws:

Try to avoid plastic straws. If you like a straw with your drink why not try paper ones? Imagine where the plastic ones end up! Maybe in the ocean!

Secondly, Visit Your Local Market:

At the weekend, take a visit to your local markets, farmers markets or even car boot sales, wherever the sell fresh vegetables. You can easily avoid plastic here as they mostly give out paper bags.

Thirdly, Carry A Reusable Sports Bottle:

Buy carrying a reusable sports bottle wherever you go, you might still be using plastic but you are reusing it and not chucking it away when you are finished. Imagine how many bottles you could have saved in a year!

Fourthly, Have Milk Delivered:

Have you ever thought of having your milk delivered? Milk that is delivered usually comes in a glass bottle and you leave them out when empty so they can reuse them again.

Last But Not Least, Bake Cakes:

By baking your cakes, and health bars you are saving buying treat in plastic wrappers. Try baking your own as they are oh so yummy!!

Plastic Free July: Are You Taking Part In The Challenge?

13/7 Link Up Your Favourite Posts Of The Week:

Welcome To The Weekend Blog Hop. Hi lovelies!! Welcome to the weekend hop. A fun place to stop by every Friday where you can link up your favourite post of the week. Simply link up to 3 different post or just your main blog if you don’t have anything new to share.

Would Also Be Great If You Could:

Follow the hosts of this weeks linky party: me clairejustineoxox in number 1 spot on Google friends connect and Nekky from Reflexions in number 2 spot.

Link up to 3 of your favourite posts from this week or just your main blog if you have nothing new to share. Please try to visit other blogger on the link party list and follow ones you like and have most things in common with!. Would be lovely if you would leave a comment and I will pop over and leave you a comment back.

If you are a new follower here or over at Nekky’s please leave us a comment to say your new so we can follow you back. Hope you all have fun hoping around, have a lovely weekend and see you next week. Please only family friendly blogs only!!!

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BerryWorld Strawberry Rose Petal And Pistachio Pavlova:

Thirdly, BerryWorld Strawberry Rose Petal And Pistachio Pavlova. This is a Middle Eastern-inspired version of one of my favourite desserts. Sweetened cream with a hint of rose water, piled high over a giant sticky meringue round stuffed with fresh halved strawberries and topped with crushed pistachios and aromatic rose petals. It’s like a platter of summer! On Easter Sunday, it’s especially lovely as a table centrepiece. It’s also really tasty. BerryWorld Strawberry Rose Petal And Pistachio Pavlova. So yummy.

Fourthly, 15 Healthy Lunch Ideas To Try Out This Week. Hello friends. Happy Tuesday. So for Tasty Tuesday this week, I am sharing some tasty and healthy recipes from the blog. Make the most of summer with the tasty healthy recipes because Autumn is just around the corner!! Indeed you can also eat them at any time of the year but for some reason, I prefer salads in summer and Autumn. 15 Healthy Lunch Ideas To Try Out This Week. So tasty.

Last but not least, Bonne Maman Marbled Fruity Meringues. Fancy making some Bonne Maman Marbled Fruity Meringues? An irresistible take on a summer favourite – delectable meringues served with whipped cream and fresh summer fruits. Make the most of the abundance of sweet, seasonal strawberries available at this time of year with this deliciously do-able recipe using Bonne Maman’s latest Conserves. Bonne Maman Marbled Fruity Meringues. So good.

Plastic Free July: Are You Taking Part In The Challenge?

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20 Comments

  1. Judy Haughton-James
    13th July 2012 / 12:23 pm

    Hello there Clairejustine! Thanks for hosting and have yourself a wonderful weekend.

  2. Mom of A and a
    13th July 2012 / 4:07 pm

    Hi Claire! Linked up my main blog this time! Have a lovely weekend!

    • 14th July 2012 / 10:44 am

      Hi this is great,thanks for joining us 🙂

  3. Suzanne
    13th July 2012 / 5:06 pm

    Great idea Claire. I have linked up my post of the week and have also added my bloghop to your bloghop page! Have a great weekend 🙂 I think I am new to this so a follow would be fab!

    • 14th July 2012 / 10:48 am

      Hi Suzanne,thanks for joining us this is great,I would love to stop by and follow but when I click your profile it don't say what your blog is? if you leave me a comment of the name of your blog I can hop over 🙂

  4. Chelsea MsMummy
    13th July 2012 / 6:02 pm

    Hello thankyou for hosting! Love the blog x

  5. SarahMummy
    13th July 2012 / 6:28 pm

    Fabulous as ever. Have added three – two doses of stress and a holiday to look forward to. Also linked canal boat with Suzanne's holiday blog hop which I'd on here. Makes my brain hurt a bit!

  6. Giancarlo
    13th July 2012 / 10:23 pm

    buon fine settimana…ciao

  7. The View From The Table
    13th July 2012 / 11:06 pm

    Hello, lots to read again, have a lovely weekend

  8. Camille Griffiths
    13th July 2012 / 11:12 pm

    Thanks for hosting!

  9. Marcie
    14th July 2012 / 7:56 pm

    Thanks so much for the Blog Hop Claire! Have a great weekend.Marcie

  10. Becky
    15th July 2012 / 4:09 pm

    Thanks for hosting! New GFC follower & found you through dreamweaverswife.blogspot.com and I got to her from totsandme.blogspot.com Lovin' the Weekend Blog Hop. : Best!

    • 15th July 2012 / 5:28 pm

      Thanks for joining us ,hopping over now to follow back 🙂

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