Mrs Green

I am a long time supporter of the Green and Sustainable lifestyle. After being caught in the Boscastle floods in 2004, our family begun a journey to respect and promote the importance of Earth's fragile ecosystem, that focussed on reducing waste. Inspired by the beauty and resourcefulness of this wonderful planet, I have published numerous magazine articles on green issues and the author of four books.

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Could you manage with a MONTHLY landfill collection?

Filed in Blog by on September 24, 2015 18 Comments
Could you manage with a MONTHLY landfill collection?

Here in the Forest of Dean we have reasonably good kerbside collections: Once a fortnight landfill waste is collected along with with dry recycling (paper, glass, tins, aerosols and domestic batteries).

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Waste Less live More week 2015 #wllm15

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Waste Less live More week 2015 #wllm15

I’m proud to be a partner of the wonderful ‘Waste Less Live More’ campaign which is run by an off shoot of Keep Britain Tidy. The campaign reminds us that what’s good for the environment is good for us.

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5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons

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5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons

I’m busy writing the content for this year’s Zero Waste Week. You ARE signed up, right?

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Decluttering your home the zero waste way

Filed in Blog by on July 27, 2015 11 Comments
Decluttering your home the zero waste way

If the activity on Twitter is anything to go by, many of us are on a decluttering mission this summer. Those long sunny days make you want to get your home in order before the autumn arrives.

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Five ways to make your office zero waste

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Five ways to make your office zero waste

Throughout my working life I’ve worked in varying sized companies. I ran the office for a bakery and a restaurant in a golf club where it was just me, myself and I.

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Happy Recycle Week 2015!

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Happy Recycle Week 2015!

Happy Recycle Week 2015! It was back in 2008 when we launched this site during Recycle Week. And what a journey it’s been!

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10 questions about a zero waste lifestyle

Filed in Blog by on April 15, 2015 20 Comments
10 questions about a zero waste lifestyle

Did you know there are Zero Waste Bloggers all around the world? Inge, from Gruenish in Oregon, had the foresight to bring us all together in a network. At the time of writing this post we have 39 members from US, UK, CA, FR, DE, AU, PL and beyond.

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How to recycle old tools

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on March 18, 2015 12 Comments
How to recycle old tools

You know I live with a hoarder, right? I’d love to show you a picture of the inside of our garage, but I fear the judgment.

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