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Plastic free pasta (12 comments)
Found this post while trying to find a pasta brand that wraps in recyclable plastic! Will continue to investigate! […]
Simply Being Mum
2016-05-26 12:29:40
Do solar panels really work during the winter? (20 comments)
I have had solar Panels for 5 years and with the money I have saved is now going into solar storage and with my battery car in all I am making just over Β£4000 a year tax free […]
2016-05-14 14:18:17
How to Recycle plastic milk bottle tops (66 comments)
Lush stores will take all bottle tops as long as any foil & insets have been removed. […]
2016-05-10 17:54:54
Reduce wet wipes and cotton wool use with these alternatives for removing make up (15 comments)
Hello, good post. Thank you!

I loved the dual ingredient make-up removers, because they dealt effectively with different make-up types, but these are artificial, so my way of replacing them was:

I took the recipe for oily base from here: http:/ […]

2016-04-21 15:56:07
About Us (47 comments)
Hello! Nice to find you. Stumbled across you when looking for zero waste toilet rolls of all things! I’m a newbie blogger (only started this year) but am very keen to spread the word. Always on the look out for fellow Brit bloggers, I live in Scotla […]
Charlotte Todd
2016-04-13 14:07:25
Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls (9 comments)
I’m looking for some dosing balls please if anyone has any spares? […]
2016-04-10 19:36:34
plastic free cotton buds (Q Tips) (30 comments)
I’ve always just used the corner of a damp muslin cloth to remove any mascara smudges! As for ears.. well I can’t remember the last time I used a ear bud, we don’t need to clean our ears – they can do it all by themselves πŸ™‚ […]
2016-03-04 01:04:52
5 ways to move house – the Zero Waste way! (3 comments)
Agree with being careful using newspaper. Parents had some glasses wrapped in it for years – I do mean tens of years – and the print seemed to have etched itself into the surface. I wouldn’t worry with a short while though! It needs to be folded a […]
2016-02-25 16:31:48
Thank you for voting for me! I’m officially a ‘waste wizard!’ (4 comments)
Well done and well deserved! You have done such a fantastic job of raising awareness about rubbish reduction and inspired so many people. Keep up the good work! […]
Zoe @ecothrifty
2016-02-19 07:57:28
Compost awareness week day three – is ink from printed cardboard toxic? (10 comments)
Hi graham. Did you find any additional information regarding cardboard processing and its safety in the compost? I know its 2016 now so not sure if this thread will be active. Thanks […]
2016-01-24 07:56:19
6 Reuse ideas for builders merchants bulk bags – in the garden (3 comments)
Some builders merchants offer to take the bags back, once you have run out of ideas of reusing them.
Hildegard […]
Hildegard Hill
2016-01-16 22:42:13
Could you manage with a MONTHLY landfill collection? (18 comments)
What do other countries do about disposable nappies – adults’ and children’s? We have an increasing number of elderly people in their 90s now leaving hospital catheterised and/or using pads. This used to be called clinical waste but now seems to be […]
2016-01-13 21:04:04
7 ways to recycle shredded paper (43 comments)
I create paper blocks from my shredded paper and I am now using them to line my garage roof as insulation. And some people mentioned wasting electricity. Not for me. My shredder used a transformer to go from 240V to 12V. I removed the transformer and […]
Rich Haynes
2016-01-07 23:17:49
How do you recycle builders merchants bulk bags (27 comments)
Claire, thank you for such a comprehensive response; it’s great to hear from someone ‘on the inside’ who can share insight and add value to the conversation… […]
Mr Green
2015-12-31 13:51:48
Would you like a bag? (37 comments)
I work in retail. We don’t offer bags. But I always wondered why people ask for a “small bag”. This request is independent of how large the purchase. Maybe it is deep down they know they are being bad for the earth. […]
2015-12-14 19:33:47
Any ideas about recycling vinyl banners? (23 comments)
Hi , my name is Adelaide.
Is it possible to come to take those used banners for my charity, I am interested in having those banners and tapolines. I don’t mind to come and get everything you have .
Adelaide kuchler […]
Adelaide Kuchler
2015-12-09 00:59:46
How to have a zero waste Christmas, when every man and his dog wants to buy you something (11 comments)
Thanks for this post,my daughter has just bought me 25 kilner bottles for Christmas from Gumtree. Thanks for the ideas […]
2015-12-06 16:18:38
How to reuse and recycle calendars (25 comments)
Take two pieces of wax paper, put the image between the sheets and iron them with just a hand held iron. It will help the page last longer πŸ™‚ […]
2015-11-28 22:54:18
Four ways to use less plastic and save money (5 comments)
Straws used to be made out of paper – and you can still find these if you look hard enough. Better than plastic.

I remember unwinding them as a child… We used to have to amuse ourselves before TV and computer games! […]

2015-11-27 10:23:19
FAQs (25 comments)
Hey Catherine,

Good to hear from you – thanks for checking out the site and taking time to leave a comment. Well your idea sounds really interesting. How about you put together 10 questions for us to take a look at? […]

Mrs Green
2015-11-23 16:35:08
Welcome Wandsworth Radio listeners! How to have a sustainable Christmas (3 comments)
I think you have it in one there Mrs Green! But how we change that burden of obligation is difficult to know.

And no there is no easy answer to Christmas – and I wonder if HFW will be back in the New Year with another war on waste covering Christm […]

2015-11-11 16:31:01
How to recycle plastic hangers in Gloucestershire (5 comments)
I have a shop and can use unwanted hangers they seem to be a lot weaker lately. When they do start to break I repurpose the metal hook by bending over the threaded end. Banding hangers together (rubber bands from the postman) and leaving them out for […]
2015-11-09 06:40:47
Facing Someday… (19 comments)
Hey; thanks for your comment. I really think we have to push away the ‘I can’t make a difference’ idea. If we all think like that, nothing gets done, right? So what if I said that if everyone in the UK recycled just ONE tin can that would be 60 milli […]
Mrs Green
2015-11-06 18:35:28
The cost of your daily cup of coffee on the landfill (15 comments)
Thanks for sharing, Fresh. What a shame! […]
Mrs Green
2015-10-29 14:22:15
Keep your cool and reduce food waste (15 comments)
I think freezing is one of those things that a lot of people either forget about or are scared to do. Especially for those between 18-24, myself included, it’s hard to know how to do it, and how long certain things can keep for. It’s something that I […]
2015-10-23 08:26:42
6 ways to reuse cardboard and paper (2 comments)
So great to hear of someone using cardboard in the garden – it’s such a valuable material πŸ™‚ […]
Mrs Green
2015-09-27 10:05:12
Do you use plastic bags in your freezer? (17 comments)
Is it healthy to store foods in plastic shopping bags in the freezer ? regardless to reuse them or not . […]
bader awadi
2015-09-24 23:00:27
5 ways to reuse Tetra Pak cartons (4 comments)
How is the various materials devided into cardboard, aluminium and polyethylene ?.
Is there used any solvents to seperate the different materials?

Pls. read the following copied from Wikipedia regardig aluminium


Schematic of Al ab […]

Ulrik Lauridsen
2015-09-24 14:00:19
Dealing with Junk Mail (23 comments)
Take some photos of the rubbish dumped on the drive and in the hall at different times so that you have a reference point on how you would prefer it not to be. You may feel like the only person who recycles or cares but you may in fact not be. Ther […]
2015-09-22 09:27:12
Decluttering your home the zero waste way (11 comments)
Some really handy tips! Another way you could probably consider decluttering is to check your fridges and kitchen area and minimise food wastage! πŸ™‚ […]
2015-09-20 03:48:00

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