Archive for January, 2009

How does landfill and litter affect our wildlife?

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How does landfill and litter affect our wildlife?

As I’ve said on previous posts; we all have our reasons for attempting to reduce our rubbish. For us, it was a combination of things with wildlife, conservation and the environment playing a very important role in our decision to attempt a zero waste lifestyle.

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zero waste week day 5 – breakfast and meal planning

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zero waste week day 5 – breakfast and meal planning

Breakfast wasn’t difficult this morning. Little Miss Green said she wasn’t hungry and didn’t want anything.

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Love Food Hate Waste new campaign

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Love Food Hate Waste new campaign

Just in time for the end of our county’s zero waste week, one of my favourite websites, Love Food Hate Waste has launched a new online campaign to promote new food habits.

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What should we do about plastic milk bottle tops?

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What should we do about plastic milk bottle tops?

Ok, we’ve had a bit of a time with this issue. It seemed that my announcement about collapsing plastic bottles, sticking the cap on and putting in the recycling skip on Radio Gloucestershire this week caused a bit of a stir.

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Fish pie today – made with leftovers

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Fish pie today – made with leftovers

Fish pie is one of Little Miss Green’s favourite meals. In fact, virtually anything based around fish gets her vote.

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How to make bread rolls and reducing rather than recycling

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How to make bread rolls and reducing rather than recycling

(Photo credit: Kristen at The Frugal Girl) I want to share the link love with a couple of fabby posts on the blogosphere today.

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It’s not zero waste week, it’s zero waist for us

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It’s not zero waste week, it’s zero waist for us

We got ourselves in a spot of bother on Monday. I’m finding it fascinating to see how each household faces different challenges with zero waste week. There are people who work long hours and don’t have time to cook, those who eat on the run or don’t know when they will get to sit down […]

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zero waste week day 4 – breakfast and meal planning

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zero waste week day 4 – breakfast and meal planning

Today is a real ‘rushing around’ day. Lunch will be a ‘grab and go’ affair, probably with Mr Green and I very hungry and grouchy (Little miss Green is out again), so I’ll be delving around in the ‘fridge looking for quick things to put together.

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