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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.

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

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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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Decluttering your home the zero waste way

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Decluttering your home the zero waste way

If the activity on Twitter is anything to go by, many of us are on a decluttering mission this summer. Those long sunny days make you want to get your home in order before the autumn arrives.

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Five ways to make your office zero waste

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Five ways to make your office zero waste

Throughout my working life I’ve worked in varying sized companies. I ran the office for a bakery and a restaurant in a golf club where it was just me, myself and I.

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Happy Recycle Week 2015!

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Happy Recycle Week 2015!

Happy Recycle Week 2015! It was back in 2008 when we launched this site during Recycle Week. And what a journey it’s been!

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