Archive for July, 2008

Win a copy of The Green Food Bible with Hippy Shopper

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Win a copy of The Green Food Bible with Hippy Shopper

We’ve talked a lot about food waste recently on My Zero Waste. According to our poll, 38% of you have a considerable amount of food waste going into your bin every week. According to WRAP’s Love food, hate waste campaign we throw away around a third of the food we buy every week in the […]

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July’s Dustbin Demon

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July’s Dustbin Demon

This month’s dustbin demon is another of those insidious things that we all throw in the bin. They’re tiny, we don’t give them much thought, but I wonder how many of them we collectively ‘throw away’ across the globe? I’m talking about those tiny, thin plastic strips that attach labels to things. I don’t even […]

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Nothing Nasty organic mandarin castile shampoo

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Nothing Nasty organic mandarin castile shampoo

We were sent a bottle of the beautifully fragranced Organic Mandarin Castile Soap from Elin at Nothing Nasty for us to review. Elin is a fabulous woman who is passionate and genuine about the products she makes. All of her products are home made, hand made and made fresh for you! Elin describes her organic […]

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Weekly weigh in number four

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Weekly weigh in number four

This week’s weigh in is what’s technically known as a ‘bit of a balls up’. To begin with we had a week and a half rubbish, as we were away for some of last week. Me being me, I smugly believed I would be showing off today with hugely reduced amount of waste, and a […]

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And the winner is……..

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And the winner is……..

I’m so excited (yeah) and I just can’t hide it (yeah); I’m about to lose control and I think I like it. This is the post I’ve been champing at the bit to write. We have a winner to announce! I’m so happy that I can’t help but do one of my famous happy dances. […]

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July’s monthly competition – win a bokashi bin!

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July’s monthly competition – win a bokashi bin!

Happy July everyone! Welcome to our second my zero waste competition. Each month we’ll bring you an exciting prize that will focus on helping you to reduce your own landfill waste, increase your recycling and slim your bin. Last month we launched an ageist, sexist and youthist competition, as Grandma Green was quick to point […]

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Monthly challenge for July

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Monthly challenge for July

Welcome to our second monthly zero waste challenge! During June, our first monthly challenge, we asked you to simply become aware of the recycling facilities that are available in your area. Having this knowledge is the first step towards reducing your rubbish and the amount of waste you send to landfill each week. Hopefully you […]

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How to save heaps of money on salad

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How to save heaps of money on salad

Happy July! Just a quick blog post from me today as there is lots to do on the site, such as a new competition for July, announcing the June winner, new discounts for our summer months and dragging out a dustbin demon for name and shame. yipee! So here’s a fun ‘Spot the difference’ quiz […]

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