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Follow our progress in the zero waste challenge. The good, the bad and the downright rotten (usually back of the fridge) stories. We blog our daily events, tips and experiences to show that reducing your household waste is possible, it saves you money and helps to protect the environment.

The main causes of, and how to reduce, food waste

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The main causes of, and how to reduce, food waste

This week I came across Appetti; a food and beverage marketing platform for restaurants, cafes and hotels in SE Asia. They’ve started to look at food waste in both homes and commercially and discovered some pretty alarming statistics.

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14 amazing couscous recipes

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14 amazing couscous recipes

Over on Facebook, some of us are having a ‘Use it up!’ challenge to eat all the food in our fridges, freezers and cupboards after the festive spending. I found a bag of couscous which I think I bought for one recipe last summer.

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You can make a difference to the world – right now!

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You can make a difference to the world – right now!

How would it feel to make a positive difference in the world, right now? Sometimes the problems we’re facing can feel so overwhelming, we don’t know where to start, right.

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PozzyBox – an eco subscription box!

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PozzyBox – an eco subscription box!

Finding that elusive gift for Christmas can be a nightmare for those of us who live sustainable, eco-friendly, earth conscious lifestyles! There’s so much plastic tat out there, that you know will end up landfilled by the end of the month.

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3 ways to help your business go zero waste

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3 ways to help your business go zero waste

Minimising your business’s environmental impact doesn’t need to be difficult. There’s been substantial improvements in technology and a rise in dedicated recycling partners that can help businesses achieve their sustainability goals.

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If you love learning about Zero Waste, here’s an invitation

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If you love learning about Zero Waste, here’s an invitation

Nine years ago I accepted the challenge to spend a week accumulating no waste for landfill. It was a tough week and I needed moral support.

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You won’t believe what Rob (@robjgreenfield) is doing with his waste!

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You won’t believe what Rob (@robjgreenfield) is doing with his waste!

Isn’t it wonderful when you meet someone you truly resonate with in life? You know the sort of meeting I’m talking about – you instantly ‘get’ one another and share similar values and beliefs. It’s as if you’ve found a kindred spirit – someone you don’t need to explain yourself to – because you just […]

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How to recycle old medicines

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How to recycle old medicines

Back in 2011, I wrote a post called “Recycle your medicines and save lives“. It spoke of a company called Inter Care who could collect returned medication from GP practices and recycle them to over one hundred health centres in six African countries.

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