Reducing Waste after Holiday Meals

Reducing Waste after Holiday Meals

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Holidays are all about food, and they are always amazing. Treats, big meals, party appetisers and festive drinks which are constantly surrounding us at this time of the year. As wonderful as it is, it also creates a lot of waste. In the EU, around 88 million tonnes of waste is wasted every year and the holidays can be big contributors to this waste. That is a lot of food and a lot of money. Whether you are hosting or attending a party, gathering, or event, there are a lot of ways you can reduce food waste this holiday season.
Reducing Waste after Holiday Meals

Reducing Waste after Holiday Meals

Kami Basics
Holidays are all about food, and they are always amazing. Treats, big meals, party appetisers and festive drinks which are constantly surrounding us at this time of the year. As wonderful as it is, it also creates a lot of waste. In the EU, around 88 million tonnes of waste is wasted every year and the holidays can be big contributors to this waste. That is a lot of food and a lot of money. Whether you are hosting or attending a party, gathering, or event, there are a lot of ways you can reduce food waste this holiday season.
How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

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Christmas is a wonderful time for giving, spending time with loved ones and eating plenty of delicious seasonal food. However despite all the joyful festivities, Christmas is also one of the most wasteful times of the year - overspending on products and decorations, and throwing away excess packaging, wrapping and food has a hugely detrimental impact on the planet. We’ve put together our top tips for keeping your environmental impact low this season, so you can focus on what really matters - having a relaxing, enjoyable Christmas holiday.
Zero Waste Christmas Decorations

Zero Waste Christmas Decorations

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We all love decorating our homes seasonally during the holidays, but most decorations are specific to Christmas or winter and thus don't stay the w...
A Guide to Buying Eco-Friendly Christmas Trees

A Guide to Buying Eco-Friendly Christmas Trees

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Christmas is fast-approaching meaning that many people will start putting up Christmas trees to decorate them! As wonderful as this tradition is, many trees will end up going to waste. There has been an ongoing debate about whether an artificial tree or a real tree is the more eco-friendly alternative. If you are also wondering what the better alternative is, and what other alternatives exist, you can read about it below! 

Our Favourite DIY Remedies

Our Favourite DIY Remedies

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At this time of year, it can be nearly impossible to avoid all of the nasty colds, flus and other viruses flying around. If you’re feeling under the weather, don’t despair - here are some of our favourite natural remedies that you can whip up at home to help you feel a little bit better.
Zero Waste Must Haves for the Colder Seasons

Zero Waste Must Haves for the Colder Seasons

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As winter is approaching and the weather is getting colder, there are certain products that we start using with the changing season. But have you thought about how the switches you make can be more eco-friendly? Many of the things we use in winter also have zero waste alternatives that are worth trying!
10 Different Uses For Coconut Oil

10 Different Uses For Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is a natural, edible oil extracted from mature coconuts. The oil has a unique nutty, fruity taste and numerous health benefits - which makes it a popular option in cooking. But despite it being primarily used in food, there are countless other handy uses for this incredible oil.

Find out our 10 favourite alternative uses for coconut oil.

How Kami Basics Makes Online Shopping as Eco-Friendly as Possible

How Kami Basics Makes Online Shopping as Eco-Friendly as Possible

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At Kami Basics, we aim to be as sustainable as we can be. That is why we take certain measures to make sure that our effects on the environment are as minimal as possible. From our delivery methods to how we package your orders, read more about it in this blogpost. 
Alternative Uses for Reusable Bags-Kami Basics

Alternative Uses for Reusable Bags

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Reusable bags like our cotton vegetable bags and organic cotton food bags are perfect shopping companions, ideal for filling with fresh produce and eliminating the need for any excess plastic packaging. 

The bags are made from sturdy materials and are with you for life - and there are endless uses for them. We’ve put together our favourite alternative uses for reusable grocery bags, so you can put them to use all around the house.

7 Trending Natural Cleaning Products-Kami Basics

7 Trending Natural Cleaning Products

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Many regular cleaning ingredients are very harmful to the environment and most consumers have started realising it. Instead, they are leaning towards buying organic cleaning agents that have multiple different uses. Therefore, we have put together a list of 7 products that are popular at Kami Basics and are worth selling at your store too.

How to Reuse your Halloween Pumpkins-Kami Basics

How to Reuse your Halloween Pumpkins

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Autumn is here and Halloween is fast approaching. While pumpkins are the perfect decorations for this season, especially carving them for halloween, this can also mean that a lot of pumpkin waste is produced. Lower your food waste this season by reusing your pumpkins!