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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.

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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What is your motivation? The Sacred Journey into White Lion magic

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What is your motivation? The Sacred Journey into White Lion magic

We all have our own motivation for living a Zero Waste lifestyle. Perhaps you want to ‘Do the right thing’.

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5 ways to say no to gifts; without sounding ungrateful

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5 ways to say no to gifts; without sounding ungrateful

I had a great query from a reader recently. She wrote “We do our best to reduce waste, recycle and repair, one of the problems we have is dealing with generous other people who are always buying us new things. For example our son is three months old and his great grandma wants to buy […]

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Four Zero Waste documentaries you won’t want to miss

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Four Zero Waste documentaries you won’t want to miss

This post is long overdue, but thanks to Jo, in our Facebook Group, I’m now putting it together! Jo asked:

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How to create a zero waste capsule wardrobe

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How to create a zero waste capsule wardrobe

Back in 2012, I set myself a challenge to wear just one dress for the entire week. It was part of a move towards something I’d been wanting to create for ages – a capsule wardrobe.

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Are YOU greener at home than work?

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Are YOU greener at home than work?

I read a fascinating article in the Guardian called “I just can’t be bothered: Why people are greener at home than in the office” The article described how people who recycle religiously or turn off the lights at home often don’t at work.

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