Student Starter Kits at Shop Zero – have you got yours yet?

Sustainable self care student kit

Today’s blog is for our wonderful student community. If you’ve just arrived in Nottingham as a student, we hope you’re settling in nicely and have had a chance to start exploring our brilliant city. Welcome! We’re so excited to have you here. And if you’re a returning student, welcome back! We think it’s safe to … Read more

Ethical Chocolate – the big issues & the brands showing chocolate doesn’t have to be a guilty pleasure

Ethical chocolate Chocolate, I love it. But until I found some amazing ethical chocolate brands, I was less of a fan. I know chocolate has always been marketed as something of a guilty pleasure but it was early in my sustainability journey that I realised many chocolate brands are heavy on the guilty-part and light … Read more

Zero-waste recipes & tips feat. Betty Rose Bakes – versatile flapjack recipe

This is the first in a series of zero-waste recipe features for the Shop Zero blog. And we’re pleased to be joined by Sam Rose of Betty Rose Bakes. At Shop Zero we love to support other local companies who share our ethics Betty Rose Bakes is a local baking business with a focus on … Read more

12 Zero-Waste and Sustainability Tips for Nottingham Students

🍀A big Shop Zero welcome to all students coming to Nottingham! This blog post is based on the zero-waste and sustainability experiences of Bianca who works at Shop Zero – 2020 and during the COVID pandemic! Hi, I’m Bianca. I’ve just graduated from Nottingham Trent University and I’m here to give you my official Student … Read more

How to use plastic-free dental care

Making your dental care routine plastic free  Why the need to cut down on plastic?  Recent studies have revealed marine plastic pollution in 100% of marine turtles, 59% of whales, 36% of seals and 40% of seabird species examined. 100,000 marine mammals and turtles and 1 million sea birds are killed by marine plastic pollution … Read more

Reducing waste with your periods – How to use reusable period products.

We’re here to help you make the swap to reusable period products This post is updated for the October Environmenstrual Week 2020. This campaign aims to raise awareness of hidden plastic and chemicals in conventional menstrual products and promote reusable and organic options. I wrote this blog in Plastic Free July 2020, to help people … Read more

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