MyZeroWaste Blog

5 tips for reducing food waste – #TasteWithoutWaste

5 tips for reducing food waste – #TasteWithoutWaste

Times have changed a lot since I started blogging about household waste. Nowadays, it’s difficult to get through a day without reading a mainstream media headline about food waste or plastic packaging. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard […]

Filed in Blog by on March 15, 2018 0 Comments
Four ideas for a zero waste bathroom

Four ideas for a zero waste bathroom

One of the questions that comes up frequently on our Facebook Group is about zero waste personal care. Many products come in plastic, contain microbeads or cause waste in other areas. Here are some ways you could reduce the impact of your personal care routine: Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… […]

Filed in Blog by on February 14, 2018 0 Comments
20 ways to go green at home

20 ways to go green at home

More than ever, people are starting to take a long hard look at how their daily lives impact the environment. The issues surrounding plastic and recycling seem to be constantly in the news. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you […]

Filed in Blog by on January 31, 2018 3 Comments
Turns out I’ve been lying – read my confession

Turns out I’ve been lying – read my confession

Take a good look at the face to the left. Yep that’s me – reportedly a respected authority on waste and recycling in the UK. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Blog by on January 12, 2018 5 Comments

How to Reduce your Waste

Four ways to use less plastic and save money

Four ways to use less plastic and save money

One of the questions I’m often asked about my zero waste lifestyle is whether it costs more money. In truth, it costs less. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Reduce by on November 19, 2015 5 Comments
Reduce wet wipes and cotton wool use with these alternatives for removing make up

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! Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on January 30, 2015 17 Comments
Dealing with Junk Mail

Dealing with Junk Mail

Mrs Green gets a nasty shock in the post

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on May 27, 2011 23 Comments
plastic free cotton buds (Q Tips)

plastic free cotton buds (Q Tips)

Are zero waste cotton buds (Q tips) available?

Filed in Blog, Reduce by on January 21, 2011 32 Comments

Subscribe

Enter your email address below to receive updates each time we publish new content. You can unsubscribe any time you want

Privacy guaranteed. We never share your info.
Subscribe via RSS Feed Connect on Pinterest Connect on Google Plus Connect on LinkedIn Connect on YouTube

How to Reuse your Waste

4 Ways to Recycle Old Tyres

4 Ways to Recycle Old Tyres

Today’s guest post is written by Akshata who wanted to share ideas to reuse / recycle old car tyres. Akshata said “Since spring is here, and most people are busy with spring cleaning and redecorating, I think this sort of post would be very useful for your audience.” Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t […]

Filed in Reuse by on April 20, 2016 0 Comments
6 Reuse ideas for builders merchants bulk bags – in the garden

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. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, […]

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on December 14, 2015 3 Comments
6 ways to reuse cardboard and paper

6 ways to reuse cardboard and paper

Each person in the UK gets through 50kg of paper a year. It’s made up of: Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Reuse by on September 25, 2015 2 Comments
The most amazing reuse project ever?

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? Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that […]

Filed in Blog, Reuse by on February 22, 2015 7 Comments
Zero Waste Week - sign up!
http://www.p-c-f.org
Gloucestershire Web Designs

Google Ads

.

How to Recycle your waste

How to recycle plastic hangers in Gloucestershire

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. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on October 18, 2015 5 Comments
How to recycle old tools

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. Readers who viewed this page, also viewed:Don’t throw it away… That’s rubbish, just throw it away … How many times have you heard that or said…

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on March 18, 2015 14 Comments
Paint recycling and how to recycle paint cans

Paint recycling and how to recycle paint cans

Planning a garage declutter? We show you how to recycle paint and empty cans

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on February 4, 2014 1 Comment
How to recycle laminated plastic packaging

How to recycle laminated plastic packaging

Can we recycle laminated plastic packaging such as crisp bags at last?

Filed in Blog, Recycle by on December 6, 2013