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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.

10 questions about a zero waste lifestyle

Filed in Blog by on April 15, 2015 16 Comments
10 questions about a zero waste lifestyle

Did you know there are Zero Waste Bloggers all around the world? Inge, from Gruenish in Oregon, had the foresight to bring us all together in a network. At the time of writing this post we have 39 members from US, UK, CA, FR, DE, AU, PL and beyond.

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How to recycle old tools

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on March 18, 2015 11 Comments
How to recycle old tools

You know I live with a hoarder, right? I’d love to show you a picture of the inside of our garage, but I fear the judgment.

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Exciting research into Zero Waste Week – please help!

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Exciting research into Zero Waste Week – please help!

Meg Roper aka Mrs M (from Mrs M’s Curiosity Cabinet) enthusiastically participated in last year’s Zero Waste Week. She is by her own admission an energy and waste geek but her interests are not limited to blogging about them. Meg takes an academic interest in waste.

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The most amazing reuse project ever?

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on February 22, 2015 5 Comments
The most amazing reuse project ever?

It’s been below freezing in several areas across the UK recently. What better way to wile away the long, cold days than to get stuck into an arts and crafts project?

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Will you #showthelove this Valentine’s Day?

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Will you #showthelove this Valentine’s Day?

I’ve recently become a fan of Dragon’s Den! I’d heard the term batted around the internet a a friend mentioned the TV programme to me a while ago.

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Reduce wet wipes and cotton wool use with these alternatives for removing make up

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on January 30, 2015 13 Comments
Reduce wet wipes and cotton wool use with these alternatives for removing make up

Over on Twitter, Rachael asked about alternatives for cotton wool and wet wipes when removing makeup. And the answers from the Zero Waste community came flooding in!

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Join me tomorrow on Twitter!

Filed in Blog by on January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Join me tomorrow on Twitter!

If you’re decluttering and looking for tips on how to get rid of stuff without creating landfill I have just the thing for you! Tomorrow (Fri 30th Jan) between 11am and 11:30am GMT I’m hosting a Twitter Q&A with the fantastic Martin Lewis Money Saving Forum.

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Update on Dump Your Junk January Challenge

Filed in Blog by on January 27, 2015 2 Comments
Update on Dump Your Junk January Challenge

At the end of December I issued a ‘Dump Your Junk’ January Challenge! The idea was to spend the month of January getting your home in order

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