Archive for August, 2008

Announcing the Winner of our bokashi bin!

Filed in Blog by on August 1, 2008 4 Comments
Announcing the Winner of our bokashi bin!

It’s my favourite day of the month, when I get to give away a fabulous prize to someone. It’s definitely time for a In our July monthly competition, we joined up with our friends at Natural Collection to offer one winner a bokashi bin.

Continue Reading »

August’s monthly competition – win a stop junk mail kit

Filed in Blog by on August 1, 2008 11 Comments
August’s monthly competition – win a stop junk mail kit

According to DEFRA, about 21 billion items (550,000 tonnes) of junk mail are sent out every year in the UK. Most of us hate the stuff and we’re left to dispose of it. We wrote some tips on how to reduce the amount of junk mail sent to your homes, but if you need any […]

Continue Reading »

August’s Dustbin Demon

Filed in Blog by on August 1, 2008 13 Comments
August’s Dustbin Demon

A couple of years ago, Little Miss Green won an art competition for designing a Christmas card. Her prize was a £10 voucher for WHSmiths, which was a wonderful prize for a 5 year old. So much loot to spend at once! She headed straight for the chocolate selection boxes, with a glint in her […]

Continue Reading »

Monthly challenge for August

Filed in Blog by on August 1, 2008 18 Comments
Monthly challenge for August

It’s August already, and time for a new zero waste challenge. During June, we asked you to simply become aware of what you could recycle where. By now you should know what is collected from the kerbside, what facilities are available at your nearest household recycle centre and where your local recycling banks are.

Continue Reading »

Mobile phone- love it hate, but don’t bin it

Filed in Blog by on August 1, 2008 11 Comments
Mobile phone- love it hate, but don’t bin it

My mobile phone; I love it, I hate it. I need it, I resist it. But one day, for certain I will have to bin it. That’s what modern technology and marketing feed us. A sure recipe for built in obsolescence and a desire for something newer, better and smarter. I was searching around for […]

Continue Reading »