Archive for October, 2008
Well you just can’t get away from it, can you? All my talk of baking and actually doing some zero waste houseworky things yesterday and instead, I thought I’d skive off. Little Miss Green visited a friend yesterday morning which freed up my morning to do much more interesting things than sort the fridge. In […]
It’s going to be a baking day today. Grandma Green’s Birthday is on Monday, but Little Miss green is going to a celebratory lunch with her on Sunday. I’d better not say to much more as no doubt Grandma Green will be checking in for her daily dose of zero waste adventures. Cakes are always […]
I haven’t done a weigh in for three weeks now, so here is the past 3 weeks rubbish that will be heading to landfill sometime in the near future. It’s interesting; I was reading someone else’s blog a few days ago about reducing waste and their question focused on avoiding plastic bin bags. They didn’t […]
Oh dear, apathy is really kicking in at the moment. Yesterday we were good on the food waste issue, but I just seem to have really ‘lost it’ with momentum for getting preparation and things done. I still have a tree full of apples to prepare before they get blown off and end up bruised […]
We all know what a big story food waste is at the moment. Over on one of my favourite green blogs, Hippyshopper, I discovered news of Appetite for Action. According to the Appetite for Action site, everyday we bin 4.4 million apples, 5.1 million potatoes, 7 million slices of bread and 2.8 million tomatoes.
Our trip to the recycling centre was interesting yesterday. As you might remember, I had a heaving sack of stuff for the ‘non recyclable’ receptacle following my pre-Christmas panic declutter. But there was a silver lining to the cloud. Mr Green was carrying a bag of our landfill sins on top of some cardboard and […]
Well there is still no food waste, but there is some serious landfill waste today. Yesterday I did that thing. I’ve been dreading Christmas already because of all the STUFF that people insist on buying for Little Miss Green. Let’s not go into the gift horse and mouths thing here. Or the ‘I should be […]