Archive for March, 2009

As Landfill Tax soars – recycling represents better value than ever

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As Landfill Tax soars – recycling represents better value than ever

Well my friends, you’re certainly out gathering the information for the site this week! Yesterday Carole dished the latest on her council and their policy on recycling tetrapaks. Last week, this document landed in my inbox. According to the headline, landfill tax is set to soar, so it appears that recycling represents better value than […]

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Tetrapak recycling in Cornwall

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Tetrapak recycling in Cornwall

One of our lovely readers, Carole Blake has been busy chasing up her local council in Cornwall about tetrapak recycling. She hasn’t been able to find anywhere to responsibly dispose of her pesky tetrapaks so decided to write to her council and ask them why there is a lack of tetrapak recycling facilities in her […]

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Sunday roundup 44

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Sunday roundup 44

Good morning friends. Did you celebrate Earth Hour? We decided to do something a little different and celebrated 12 Earth hours by turning off our electricity at the mains from 8:30 last night until now. What a great night! We filled our room with candles, talked, connected with one another, and listened to the owls […]

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I’ve been out snaffling up a printer!

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I’ve been out snaffling up a printer!

Apologies for the absence of a post this morning, but I was out and about. I managed to Snaffle Up a lovely printer. An all in one printer-scanner-fax-copier to be precise. I’ve been after one of these beauties for a long time, so imagine my delight when I received email notification that someone, only 12 […]

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The 2020 recycling and composting target could be reached today!

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The 2020 recycling and composting target could be reached today!

Well this is something to celebrate. Mr Green and I have said all along, that if money and resources were put into education and reprocessing / recycling facilities we could solve the whole landfill – incineration – ships to China issue within a year. According to Gloucestershire council we could reach it today!

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Get off your arse Thursday – week 3

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Get off your arse Thursday – week 3

Welcome to one of my favourite parts of the week! We open our doors to you at Chez green and invite you to step inside the tunnel of procrastination with us. Any ‘pending’ jobs you have which could help you reduce your rubbish sent to landfill is going to have the spotlight shone upon it […]

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How to recycle small electronic devises and WEEE with Recycle Now’s Regeneration Game

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How to recycle small electronic devises and WEEE with Recycle Now’s Regeneration Game

Sometimes something plops in your inbox that you are SO excited about, you simply can’t keep it to yourself any longer. I was going to share about this new campaign next week, but my friends, I could not withhold the chance for you to have a little fun too. Over in this article, we discuss, […]

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My funky plastic container for reducing food waste

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My funky plastic container for reducing food waste

Ok, if you’re a plastic free person then avert your eyes! I know it would be better if we all lived sans plastic, but plastic reusable containers are cheap and durable and I’ll be sticking with them until they fall apart or I can get my mitts on some reasonably priced stainless steel babies.

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