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My washing machine rises like a phoenix from the ashes

My washing machine rises like a phoenix from the ashes

| November 5, 2018

Last week my washing machine died. And yes, it was half way through a cycle with a full load of

I want you to start throwing things in the bin #binthewipes

I want you to start throwing things in the bin #binthewipes

| November 5, 2018

A shocking headline, right? I’m normally the one telling you to STOP throwing things in the bin – to recycle

six ways to preserve water

six ways to preserve water

| October 9, 2018

I was standing in the shower earlier this morning, thinking about water usage. The focus of this site has been

3 Maintenance Essentials for a Cleaner and Greener Home

3 Maintenance Essentials for a Cleaner and Greener Home

| September 21, 2018

You know me by now, I love helping people save money while reducing their carbon footprint. Mr Green is a

Construction Waste Reduction: The Responsible Way To Build

Construction Waste Reduction: The Responsible Way To Build

| September 20, 2018

I’ve been thinking about housing recently. What with my parents downshifting, my daughter applying for universities, my neighbour moving out,

Moving out – the Zero Waste way!

Moving out – the Zero Waste way!

| August 23, 2018

Whether you’re downsizing, retiring or moving up the property ladder, creating waste when you move out is almost inevitable. And

Is it time to consciously uncouple from your toxic relationship with single-use plastic?

Is it time to consciously uncouple from your toxic relationship with single-use plastic?

| August 20, 2018

Earlier this year I was approached by the Mothers of Invention team to share my story. They were launching an

Zero Waste Week 2018 is just two weeks away!

Zero Waste Week 2018 is just two weeks away!

| August 20, 2018

Now in it’s eleventh year, we’ll be celebrating Zero Waste Week 2018 3-7th September. It’s grown to be such a

How To Deal With Fly Tipping

How To Deal With Fly Tipping

| July 31, 2018

After visiting one of my favourite places this week, I was upset by the amount of fly tipping that has

From Trash to Furniture: Upcycling Wooden Pallets

From Trash to Furniture: Upcycling Wooden Pallets

| July 17, 2018

I’m pretty sure you’re familiar with what upcycling is and how it can potentially have a great, positive impact on

How to make your office zero waste

How to make your office zero waste

| July 6, 2018

Lizzie wrote to me recently and asked for tips on making her workplace a zero waste zone. Of course, it

8 ways you and your family can reduce waste today

8 ways you and your family can reduce waste today

| July 3, 2018

The effects of plastic pollution is all over the news at the moment. Despite the efforts and programs of many

Five ways to set up a zero waste kitchen

Five ways to set up a zero waste kitchen

| June 28, 2018

One of the most popular topics for Zero waste Week is reducing food waste. Part of the attraction is that

The environmental impact of litter – and how a Zero Waste lifestyle provides a solution

The environmental impact of litter – and how a Zero Waste lifestyle provides a solution

| June 25, 2018

One of the topics that gets discussed a lot on our Facebook group is litter. Not only does it look