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  • Cherry Jam

    Because at Swag HQ we are a sucker for sweets, we’ve decided to share our favorite cherry jam recipe with you Swaggers! This recipe is ideal to drizzle over pancakes, scones, crumpets - you name it! Read More
  • The Swag’s inaugural 2021 Food Waste Prevention Report

    Food waste is a global issue that exists at all stages of production and distribution, including  picking, transportation, manufacturing, retail, and at home. Food waste accounts for 8% of the total greenhouse gas emissions worldwid. The Swag can help reduce household food waste, lower the threat to our food security and lessen the amount of plastic bags in landfills. Read More
  • Why Plastic-Free Tea Bags Are Better For Your Health?

    Plastic tea bags release billions of nanoplastics and microplastics in water when brewed at 95°C. Microplastics are plastic fragments that are less than 5 mms in length each but larger than nanoplastics. Read More
  • Your 2022 Zero-Waste Kitchen Guide

    If creating a zero-waste kitchen is your 2022 New Year’s resolution, we’ve created the guide just for you! Have a green start to your year by replacing toxic, plastic products with these eco-friendly alternatives! Read More
  • 10 Tips for Zero-Waste Entertaining

    Aiming for a completely waste-free party may be some work, but lucky for you, we’ve curated 10 tips for zero-waste entertainment to make it easier for your next event!  Read More
  • 5 Ways To Reuse Your Swag

    We’ve gathered a few zero-waste solutions to reuse your Swag that won’t cost the Earth but actually feed it! Read More
  • 4 Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Techniques

    The festive season is not only a time of love and joy, reuniting with family and friends but it is also notorious for being the most wasteful time of the year! In fact, wrapping-paper is not only paper, it is made out of hard-to-recycle mixed materials; glitters (aka micro plastics) that will go straight to landfill and take hundreds of years to break down. Read More
  • Don’t Even Sink About It! 5 Tips For Mindful Oil Disposal

    To protect our waterways and improve the welfare of our environment, plus save some $$$ in plumbing fees, here are 5 tips for mindful cooking oil usage and disposal. Read More
  • Radish Leaf Pesto

    Do you feel guilty from throwing away those beautiful leafy greens that come with your radish? Why not save them and make a unique and delicious, peppery pesto. Read More