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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.

How to stop food waste when temperatures soar

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How to stop food waste when temperatures soar

I don’t know about you but the recent rising temperatures have resulted in more food waste. It’s been upward of 26 degrees in the Zero Waste Towers kitchen and I feel as though I’m surrounded by sweating, rotting stuff.

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Why reducing waste can be bad for your health #thinkhepatitis

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Why reducing waste can be bad for your health #thinkhepatitis

This week I was sent an email from a reader who wanted to find out more about zero waste methods of birth control. And it got me thinking about the whole waste issue in a more holistic way.

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Third week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

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Third week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

Welcome to week 3 of my Plastic Free July challenge. You might remember that I didn’t feel I could take on the whole challenge.

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Second week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

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Second week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

I swear the Universe is beaming down on my with the winds of good fortune. If you remember last week, I was feeling a bit of a newbie about taking up my mini Plastic Free July challenge.

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First week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

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First week of Plastic Free July #pfjuk

How are you getting on with Plastic Free July? You might remember I made a tentative pledge:

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What single use or disposable item could YOU give up?

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What single use or disposable item could YOU give up?

Here’s a topic close to my heart and it happens to involve a woman close to my heart too! Small Footprints is someone I admire greatly. She inspires me daily, runs a fantastic blog and motivates people across the globe to take action in mkaing the world a greener, KINDER place to be!

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Are you taking part in Plastic Free July?

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Are you taking part in Plastic Free July?

It’s plastic free July – what a brilliant month to get involved with before you take part in the Boot Camp that is otherwise known as Zero Waste Week! Created in Perth, Australia, Plastic Free July was birthed in 2011. It aims to raise awareness of the amount of plastic in our lives by encouraging […]

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I say shop naked, you say packaging…

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I say shop naked, you say packaging…

I’ve been a proponent of naked shopping for a long time. Take the coconut for example, does it really need to come in plastic?

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