Sunday Roundup

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sunday roundup - what\'s new on my zero waste

Another busy week here at Chez Green. Most of it behind the scenes, as we gear up for our zero waste week during the first week of September.

We’ve now updated our links page. On it, you’ll discover where to go for recycling information, where to buy some gorgeous things that are recycled, or will help you recycle more, you’ll be able to follow other garbloggers, and find out how to reduce food waste.

Go along and have a browse, and let us know if we’ve missed anything. Our links section will be growing all the time, so do give us your recommendations.

We’re gearing up for our zero waste week during the first week in September. We have heaps of lovely prizes lined up so that you can all join in the celebration. Ecoutlet, Laptop lunchboxes and The Natural Store have all donated some fabby prizes for starters and there are many more to come.

If you haven’t bagged your reusable bag from Onya, at a fabulous knock down price, then you’ve missed your chance, but we have secured another wonderful discount for you this month.

The lovely Elin from Nothing Nasty hand produces the finest, environmentally friendly and safe toiletries you could hope to find. All of her scrummy goodies are packaged in glass, which we all know by now is easily recyclable. In addition, send back your empties to Elin for a refill and you’ll receive a whopping 20% off!
Stock up on your cosmetics and toiletries for the Summer hols and take advantage of 10% off your first order. Find out how to claim your discount by visiting our discounts page.

Blog posts

On Monday, I shared my tips for reducing clingfilm / plastic wrap. FInd out what my favourite alternative for wrapping sandwiches is.

On Tuesday, I started to get a bit fretful about our upcoming zero waste week. Find out just what caused the temporary panic.

Wednesday was our weekly weigh in; did we lose or gain weight this week and just what was weighing heavy on my conscience and in my dustbin?

On Thursday we took a trip to the recycling centre and set ourselves an interesting challenge for next week. Find out what that challenge is – you might like to join in too!

On Friday, we introduced the newest addition to our family here at Chez Green. Learn about Billy.

new articles

Mr Green stepped up to the keyboard for our two site articles this week as I was busy networking with some lovely people.

Find out just what people are claiming to be ‘not my responsibilty‘ and what Mr Green has to say about it!

He also addressed a simple, but important question. Just what is waste?

Don’t forget to join in with our monthly challenge, take part in our polls and find out who our Dustbin demon for July is.

Come and take part in our competition to win a bokashi bin as well, courtesy of the generous folk at Natural Collection. We’ve had some great entries so far, but there’s still time for you to win.

That’s all folks. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday and see you next week where we’ll be stepping up to the scales again and you can find out why Mr Green stripped off in the local Co-Op.



About the Author ()

I am a long time supporter of the Green and Sustainable lifestyle. After being caught in the Boscastle floods in 2004, our family begun a journey to respect and promote the importance of Earth's fragile ecosystem, that focussed on reducing waste. Inspired by the beauty and resourcefulness of this wonderful planet, I have published numerous magazine articles on green issues and the author of four books.

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