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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.

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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Thank you for voting for me! I’m officially a ‘waste wizard!’

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Thank you for voting for me! I’m officially a ‘waste wizard!’

Resource magazine have just announced their “Hot 100 Waste Wizards for 2016”. And I’m thrilled to be recognised in their list.

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5 ways to move house – the Zero Waste way!

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5 ways to move house – the Zero Waste way!

Over on Facebook, Ali mentioned she was hoping to move house soon and she was after ideas for making it as Zero Waste as possible. Ali was already using boxes leftover from a friend who had recently moved house.

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If you want me … Here I am with a new hat on!

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If you want me … Here I am with a new hat on!

A blog post story with a twist Today, I’m ‘coming out’ to let you know that there is more to Mrs Green than scouring the back of the fridge for mouldy things to compost. I’m pulling on my Big Girl Pants and going public with something I’ve been doing ‘in the closet’ for over ten […]

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