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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.

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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Is this the answer to reducing food waste?

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Is this the answer to reducing food waste?

As you know by now, I have a bit of a thing about food waste. I’ve run several Zero Waste Weeks on the theme and I try to waste as little of it as possible at home.

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How recycling can save your sanity

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How recycling can save your sanity

¬†When Little Miss Green was a bit more Little than she is now, we used to have ‘quiet time’ each afternoon. It involved me telling Little Miss Green that it was infact *her* quiet time where she had to go to her room to play for an hour.

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Getting rid of gifts without the guilt

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Getting rid of gifts without the guilt

Once again I’ve been inspired by a comment Teresa made (see, I do listen to you all despite blabbing on a lot myself). She was talking about decluttering; in particular unwanted gifts.

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Mr Green saves the day!

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Mr Green saves the day!

Find out how to mend a rivet on a pair of jeans without using a sewing machine

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