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Let's talk water

Posted by Triin de Speville on

Water was the most obvious place for me to start with cutting out plastic. Luckily in London drinking tap water is okay. I did add a charcoal filter, which I now use for our tap water. The one I got was a binchotan charcoal, active carbon made out of tree branches. It is renowned for its ability to soften water, add good minerals and absorb unwanted tastes and odours, such as chlorine. Although it looks odd in the jug, it did make the water taste softer, perhaps a bit sweeter. It lasts for 6 months and can be put in...

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Who are we and how was Set Me Free born?

Posted by Triin de Speville on

My name is Triin and I am actively incorporating zero waste and low impact living into my life. I am a Londoner and also a mother to my little girl Alice and soon to another little baby. So for time being I am very busy growing bigger myself. At the beginning of 2018 I was walking along the beach and noticed the amount of rubbish that had swept on the beach. Instead of enjoying the light breeze and emerald sea I became very preoccupied with the plastic I use in my life. That and having just seen David Attenborough's Blue Planet...

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