Tag: zero waste week
Well this is something to celebrate. Mr Green and I have said all along, that if money and resources were put into education and reprocessing / recycling facilities we could solve the whole landfill – incineration – ships to China issue within a year. According to Gloucestershire council we could reach it today!
Here in Gloucestershire we were doing it with our council at the end of January. St Edmundsbury did it with their community a year ago. Bath and North east Somerset have done it twice, Essex did it last week and Norfolk had a go at the end of last year. What am I talking about?
Gloucestershire zero waste week takes place 26th January 2009 until 1 March 2009. It’s an opportunity for you to have a go at reducing your waste. By recycling what you can, composting and reusing where possible you can make a dramatic difference to the amount of landfill waste your household creates each week. Some of […]
This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Due to the story the other night on recycling in the UK, this got put back for a couple of days, but we’ll keep you in suspenders no longer. For some reason, the quality of this isn’t very good, but you’ll get the idea. Did we […]
All week long, I’ve been hogging the blog! Mr Green has been working behind the scenes and adding some posts and comments, but we’ve heard nothing from Little Miss Green. I offered her the opportunity to write her own post but she declined with a scowl and a ‘I’m not using the computer!’ I then […]
It’s a bit like Christmas really; zero waste week is nearly at an end after months of planning. We had our Saunday lunch, had a sleep afterwards and now there are a few hours left to enjoy the day. We had another near miss just before lunch. We thought we had struck gold in the […]
Welcome to the final day of zero waste week, and what a week it has been. So far we’ve got nothing for landfill, despite a few near misses. Last night I ran out of a reel of sellotape and was left with a plastic inner. Little Miss Green said she would reuse it for her […]