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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 zero waste guide to medication

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The zero waste guide to medication

One of the questions I get asked a lot is to do with medication packaging. You know the stuff – plastic and foil blister packs which can’t be recycled.

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You won’t believe how great this recipe is!

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You won’t believe how great this recipe is!

Cauliflower stumps. Great things huhn? For the compost heap maybe.

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Mrs Green has a rant

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Mrs Green has a rant

As you know, I like to think of myself as the friendly face of recycling. How ever tiny your achievement, I’m here to big you up and make you feel as if you could take on the world.

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Does this shop help us reduce food waste or make us buy more?

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Does this shop help us reduce food waste or make us buy more?

There is so much confusion around Use By dates on food. The long and short of it is, USE BY dates are the ones you need to adhere to. They are linked to food safety and you’ll find them on products such as meat, fish and dairy.

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Can you help me?

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Can you help me?

If you find this site helpful, find value in what you read here or have enjoyed participating in Zero Waste Week, I wonder if you could help me. For the past 12 years, Resource magazine has been celebrating the work of those in the waste and resources industry by publishing its annual list of movers […]

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Are you keeping up with the Joneses?

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Are you keeping up with the Joneses?

Have you ever given into peer pressure? What about exaggerating the truth to make yourself seem better than you are?

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5 ways to wrap up Christmas, without trashing the planet

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5 ways to wrap up Christmas, without trashing the planet

It’s coming up to the festive season again and like many of you I’ve been thinking about ways to celebrate without trashing the planet. And today I’m thinking about wrapping paper.

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10 ways to have a zero waste Halloween

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10 ways to have a zero waste Halloween

I love how all the fabulous bloggers on the internet can save you so much time! You have an idea for a blog post, you don’t have time to write it, but you know someone else will have done a brilliant job.

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