• Uses of Nasturtiums (and Nasturtium Caper Recipe) and Seeds To Sow Now

    Uses of Nasturtiums (and Nasturtium Caper Recipe) and Seeds To Sow Now

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    The end of Spring is a great time for sowing a huge range of seeds. Scroll down to see a guide of Seeds to Sow Now, but first we'd love to tell you about something a bit different you can do in your garden at this time of year. The Many Uses of Nasturtiums Nasturtiums are a surprisingly beneficial plant to have in your...
  • Helping Locals Set Up Their First Edible Garden

    Helping Locals Set Up Their First Edible Garden

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    We love helping people to grow food and recently had the pleasure of giving a guiding hand to one of our local residents. When Vikas came to us explaining that his wife had always wanted an edible garden and that he wanted to surprise her with one for her birthday, we were thrilled to set them up with everything they needed. Dan from our Urban...
  • How To Recycle Different Types Of Lids (Cans, Bottles, Jars, Beer Bottles, Champagne Twists, etc.)

    How To Recycle Different Types Of Lids (Cans, Bottles, Jars, Beer Bottles, Champagne Twists, etc.)

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    We had someone ask a great question in the store recently: what to do with metal lids from cans, jars and bottles? Here's the answer for anyone wondering the same thing!  1. Remove Plastic Linings Make sure to remove any plastic lining from a metal lid. You can do this with bottle tops by cutting them in half with sharp scissors and peeling out the plastic...
  • How To Avoid Single-Use Plastic & Home-Made Zero Waste Cracker Recipe

    How To Avoid Single-Use Plastic & Home-Made Zero Waste Cracker Recipe

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    Some great ideas for reducing your impact on the Earth at home.
  • Reducing Plastic Waste in the Garden

    Reducing Plastic Waste in the Garden

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    The garden isn't often our first suspect when it comes to single-use plastic, but once you start looking you start to find all kinds of plastic products hanging around. Buckets, pots, seedling punnets and containers, plant labels, trowels, brooms, rakes, bird houses, and even string add up over time into piles of plastic waste. If you're a pet owner, single-use plastic pet poo bags...
  • Reducing Plastic Waste in the Laundry

    Reducing Plastic Waste in the Laundry

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    Welcome to Week 3 of our Plastic Free July Journey! If you haven't already, Click Here to see our Week 1 and 2 guides on reducing plastic waste in the kitchen and bathroom. The following guide covers our top 5 tips for reducing harmful plastic waste in the laundry. Click here to access a printable checklist that corresponds with this week's guide. Before we...
  • Reducing Plastic Waste in the Bathroom

    Reducing Plastic Waste in the Bathroom

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    Welcome to Week 2 of our Plastic Free July Journey! If you haven't already, be sure to check out our Week 1 guide on Reducing Plastic Waste in the Kitchen. Otherwise, let's dig right in to reducing plastic waste in the bathroom! Here is this week's corresponding printable checklist to remind you of this week's goals!   1. Use Single-Use-Plastic Free Hair Products  Conventional...
  • Reducing Plastic Waste In The Kitchen

    Reducing Plastic Waste In The Kitchen

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    Hello and welcome to all of our wonderful community who are making a further difference in the world and joining us in reducing plastic household waste! For those who are new to Plastic Free July, it is a worldwide challenge to choose to refuse single-use plastic to reduce landfill waste, reduce your eco-footprint, and protect the oceans.  Urban Revolution is passionate about helping people to live lighter, so...
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