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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.

6 Reuse ideas for builders merchants bulk bags – in the garden

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on December 14, 2015 3 Comments
6 Reuse ideas for builders merchants bulk bags – in the garden

The construction industry generates over 100 million tonnes of waste every year. And our Zero Waste community are on it! This week they shared these fabulous tips for reusing builders merchants bulk bags – the sort you get sand or gravel delivered in.

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Welcome Wandsworth Radio listeners! How to have a sustainable Christmas

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Welcome Wandsworth Radio listeners! How to have a sustainable Christmas

Georgina hosts the radio show “Wandsworth Matters” – a talk show focusing on environmental and social issues. She covers diverse topics from air pollution to Zero Waste with the aim of giving listeners the opportunity to find out about the issues which affect them most.

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How to have a zero waste Christmas, when every man and his dog wants to buy you something

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How to have a zero waste Christmas, when every man and his dog wants to buy you something

Amanda shared a query on Facebook I’m sure many of us zero wasters can relate to. She wrote,

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Facing Someday…

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Facing Someday…

Admit it, you’ve got a list of things you’ll do ‘Some Day’. Whether it’s starting a diet, decluttering your shed or travelling the world with your partner, there are a host of things you’ll get around to when you have the time, money or energy.

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How to recycle plastic hangers in Gloucestershire

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on October 18, 2015 5 Comments
How to recycle plastic hangers in Gloucestershire

Back in 2010 I wrote a post on how to recycle hangers. But this week I was reminded about it again when Sarah Jane contacted me.

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Could you manage with a MONTHLY landfill collection?

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Could you manage with a MONTHLY landfill collection?

Here in the Forest of Dean we have reasonably good kerbside collections: Once a fortnight landfill waste is collected along with with dry recycling (paper, glass, tins, aerosols and domestic batteries).

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Waste Less live More week 2015 #wllm15

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Waste Less live More week 2015 #wllm15

I’m proud to be a partner of the wonderful ‘Waste Less Live More’ campaign which is run by an off shoot of Keep Britain Tidy. The campaign reminds us that what’s good for the environment is good for us.

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5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons

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5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons

I’m busy writing the content for this year’s Zero Waste Week. You ARE signed up, right?

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