Archive for December, 2008

Weekly weigh in 31

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Weekly weigh in 31

I wasn’t going to post up until tomorrow, but how could we let you wait a moment longer for the total non-recyclable waste created by our Christmas week?

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Weekly weigh in thirty

Filed in Blog by on December 24, 2008 9 Comments
Weekly weigh in thirty

’twas the night before Christmas and I peered tentatively into the landfill box. Fortunately it was a good week! We have a bit of a conundrum at Chez Green this week but I think we’ve now reached a conclusion about how to deal with it.

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Deck the halls; well the dining room actually

Filed in Blog by on December 23, 2008 11 Comments
Deck the halls; well the dining room actually

The solstice is the traditional day here at Chez Green for decorating our tree. We celebrate Christmas, but more because we have a child than any other reason. I like the Solstice; there is a great sense of ‘we did it!’ for me with getting to the shortest day of the year. From now on […]

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(almost) zero waste packaging

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(almost) zero waste packaging

I’m feeling a bit pleased with myself. You might remember that I don’t do artistry in any form. Making cards, knitting things, sewing, painting – I leave it all to the experts.

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Monsieur Green says NO!

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Monsieur Green says NO!

Today we popped into our local ‘Aladdin’s Cave’, which sells everything from seasonal decorations to bake ware, home DIY stuff, toys, cards; it’s just one of ‘those shops’; if you want it; they’ve probably got it somewhere.

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Fancy planting a Christmas card?

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Fancy planting a Christmas card?

I came across these little gems yesterday. Botanical PaperWorks, a North American pioneer in eco-friendly stationery, has partnered with London-based ecohip to design and distribute 100% tree-free plantable paper.

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Weekly weigh in 29

Filed in Blog by on December 17, 2008 8 Comments
Weekly weigh in 29

Wahee! After a couple of rubbish weeks, we’re holding our heads high today.

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The ultimate recycled Christmas presents

Filed in Blog by on December 16, 2008 2 Comments
The ultimate recycled Christmas presents

Fancy a signed Fender by Sting or a private recital by Sarah Connolly? How about a photography shoot with World Renowned Fashion Photographer Tony McGee or top class butler service in your home for the night? Doesn’t impress you?

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