If you’ve ever been on Pinterest, you’re sure to have seen a million and one upcycling projects, but there’s a lot more to this waste-reducing activity than just shabby-chic pastel coloured furniture. Upcycling is a great way to divert materials from landfills – and save you money in the process! We’ve broken down what it’s all about, why we should be doing it, and compiled some easy and useful upcycling projects.
An easy way to get started on your waste-free journey is to simply buy eco-friendly or zero-waste alternatives to everyday items once they’ve run out or need replacing. There are loads of products out there and to make it all a bit easier, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide of 15 of the best waste-free kitchen alternatives to get you started.