All posts tagged: cloth diapers

How we are doing…

The last few  weeks were very busy here between travelling, conferences and voluntary work, I just could not find the time to blog. If you follow me on Instagram you could probably see our adventures. I have some good news. I am very honoured to be invited to West Cork to give two talks at the end of November. It is fantastic to know that people want to hear how we reduce waste and aspire to live sustainably. Come along if you can… We have seen further reduction in the volume and weight of our landfill waste which is great. Feels good. This is our landfill waste of September: Cute jar isn’t it? It contains less than 100g of waste. I was very happy to find out that a local organic farmer started to sell his veg boxes in our town too, so I had to sign up. There is no delivery, you have to pick it up, but I don’t mind that, I organise my day according to that and do the rest of the …

Environmental friendly

Generally we are aiming to live an environmental friendly life. When we moved into our new home over a year ago we improved the energy rating of the house right away: changed all of our spotlight bulbs to LED replaced windows to improve insulation the energy rating of all our appliances are A+ we installed a smart heating control system (Nest) to reduce heating bills Since then we have done even more: replaced old backdoor insulated the attic At the end of last year our attention turned towards our waste production. It is simply unbelievable how much waste we produce on a weekly basis. After little M was born we soon started to realize that disposable nappies have to be changed to cloth nappies. However we were skeptical. Thankfully the Cloth Nappy Library Ireland offers different types of loans and we were happy to give cloth nappies a try. After the initial trial period we were pleasantly surprised and decided to transition from “sposies” to cloth. We have done our calculations and took all aspects …