Archive for July, 2014

How to stop food waste when temperatures soar

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How to stop food waste when temperatures soar

I don’t know about you but the recent rising temperatures have resulted in more food waste. It’s been upward of 26 degrees in the Zero Waste Towers kitchen and I feel as though I’m surrounded by sweating, rotting stuff.

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How to have a zero waste barbecue

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How to have a zero waste barbecue

Yes, you can be forgiven for thinking this is a smart new fangled recycle-on-the-go bin. But actually it’s a safe vault for storing your car keys and mobile phone.

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Why reducing waste can be bad for your health #thinkhepatitis

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Why reducing waste can be bad for your health #thinkhepatitis

This week I was sent an email from a reader who wanted to find out more about zero waste methods of birth control. And it got me thinking about the whole waste issue in a more holistic way.

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Third week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

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Third week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

Welcome to week 3 of my Plastic Free July challenge. You might remember that I didn’t feel I could take on the whole challenge.

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Second week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

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Second week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

I swear the Universe is beaming down on my with the winds of good fortune. If you remember last week, I was feeling a bit of a newbie about taking up my mini Plastic Free July challenge.

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First week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

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First week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

How are you getting on with Plastic Free July? You might remember I made a tentative pledge:

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What single use or disposable item could YOU give up?

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What single use or disposable item could YOU give up?

Here’s a topic close to my heart and it happens to involve a woman close to my heart too! Small Footprints is someone I admire greatly. She inspires me daily, runs a fantastic blog and motivates people across the globe to take action in mkaing the world a greener, KINDER place to be!

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