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5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons

5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons

I’m busy writing the content for this year’s Zero Waste Week. You ARE signed up, right? Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

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Decluttering your home the zero waste way

Decluttering your home the zero waste way

If the activity on Twitter is anything to go by, many of us are on a decluttering mission this summer. Those long sunny days make you want to get your home in order before the autumn arrives. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How […]

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Five ways to make your office zero waste

Five ways to make your office zero waste

Throughout my working life I’ve worked in varying sized companies. I ran the office for a bakery and a restaurant in a golf club where it was just me, myself and I. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard […]

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Happy Recycle Week 2015!

Happy Recycle Week 2015!

Happy Recycle Week 2015! It was back in 2008 when we launched this site during Recycle Week. And what a journey it’s been! Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

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How to Reduce your Waste

Reduce wet wipes and cotton wool use with these alternatives for removing make up

Reduce wet wipes and cotton wool use with these alternatives for removing make up

Over on Twitter, Rachael asked about alternatives for cotton wool and wet wipes when removing makeup. And the answers from the Zero Waste community came flooding in! Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on January 30, 2015 13 Comments
Dealing with Junk Mail

Dealing with Junk Mail

Mrs Green gets a nasty shock in the post

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on May 27, 2011 19 Comments
plastic free cotton buds (Q Tips)

plastic free cotton buds (Q Tips)

Are zero waste cotton buds (Q tips) available?

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on January 21, 2011 27 Comments
How to keep 550,000 tonnes of junk mail out of landfill

How to keep 550,000 tonnes of junk mail out of landfill

6 ways to reduce junk mail

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on December 3, 2010 17 Comments

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How to Reuse your Waste

The most amazing reuse project ever?

The most amazing reuse project ever?

It’s been below freezing in several areas across the UK recently. What better way to wile away the long, cold days than to get stuck into an arts and crafts project? Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that […]

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on February 22, 2015 5 Comments
25 Reuse ideas for a plastic Quality Street Tub

25 Reuse ideas for a plastic Quality Street Tub

In the good old days, Quality Street came in a tin which could be kept for years and reused once the contents were eaten. Sadly, the brand introduced plastic tubs in 2012, which can’t be easily recycled. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How […]

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on October 20, 2014 8 Comments
7 ways to reuse and recycle shoes

7 ways to reuse and recycle shoes

Zero hero Louay contacted me last week and said: “I have some shoes that are beyond giving to charity shops and so wondered if you knew of any way to recycle them?” Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard […]

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on April 12, 2014 3 Comments
Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls

Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls

Got a collection of laundry liquid dosing balls? Here’s how to reuse them!

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on April 5, 2014 6 Comments

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How to Recycle your waste

How to recycle old tools

How to recycle old tools

You know I live with a hoarder, right? I’d love to show you a picture of the inside of our garage, but I fear the judgment. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on March 18, 2015 11 Comments
Paint recycling and how to recycle paint cans

Paint recycling and how to recycle paint cans

Planning a garage declutter? We show you how to recycle paint and empty cans

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on February 4, 2014 1 Comment
How to recycle laminated plastic packaging

How to recycle laminated plastic packaging

Can we recycle laminated plastic packaging such as crisp bags at last?

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on December 6, 2013
How to recycle polystyrene chips and get paid!

How to recycle polystyrene chips and get paid!

Discover how to get paid to recycle polystyrene chips!

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on July 22, 2013 1 Comment