Archive for March, 2014

How to upcycle a plastic tennis ball container

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How to upcycle a plastic tennis ball container

Grandma Green upcycles a plastic tube into a vase!

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feeding garden birds – the zero waste way

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feeding garden birds – the zero waste way

Last week I talked about the idea of donating household items – things that might otherwise be thrown away – to birds for nesting material! This week I want to talk about how birds can help us reduce food waste.

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We’re the Guardian “Live Better” Blog of the Week! @GdnLiveBetter

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We’re the Guardian “Live Better” Blog of the Week! @GdnLiveBetter

How excited am I? The Guardian have launched a seven month digital project called “Live Better” which is focused around sustainability.

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The A-Z of saving over £1000 a year by reducing waste!

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The A-Z of saving over £1000 a year by reducing waste!

We all need motivation to reduce our waste. After all, it takes time and effort. If you believe it’s the ‘right thing to do’, are driven by religious or spiritual reasons or you want to do your bit to save resources then it’s pretty easy to get stuck in as your motivation is already there.

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20 weird things you never knew you could compost

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20 weird things you never knew you could compost

Setting up a compost heap is a great way to reduce household waste and close the loop at home. Instead of throwing away fruit and vegetable peelings, you can put them to good use.

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Sign up for Zero Waste Week 2014

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Sign up for Zero Waste Week 2014

Zero Waste Week 2014 takes place 1-7th September and anyone can join in. From householders to organisations to local authorities; the week is open to everyone and the aim is to get us all rethinking and reducing our landfill waste.

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How garden birds can help reduce your waste

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How garden birds can help reduce your waste

Who’d have thought it – our feathered friends can help us slim our bin! Whether it’s providing bird nesting material or food you can reduce your waste and help wildlife at the same time.

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