Archive for September, 2008

Little Miss Green declutters

Filed in Blog by on September 18, 2008 9 Comments
Little Miss Green declutters

No, I haven’t disappeared under a mountain of clutter. But almost. Today I had to visit the tip. Yes, you heard right, the tip, that place I should call the recycling centre. Only I went to the tip part – you know, the non recyclable part of the centre where everything ends up in the […]

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Decluttering – zero waste style

Filed in Blog by on September 17, 2008 23 Comments
Decluttering – zero waste style

Way back before I set up the pledge and win zero waste challenge week I though I’d take on an additional pledge of my own. As well as 4 or so updates on the blog each day I thought I’d be decluttering the house. Ah, the power of hindsight……….

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A morning spent zero waste window shopping at Taurus Crafts

Filed in Blog by on September 16, 2008 27 Comments
A morning spent zero waste window shopping at Taurus Crafts

You remember we set off to Taurus Crafts last week and rain stopped play? Well on Friday, with the Gods and the sun shining upon us, we finally spent a morning there! And what treats we found. I also think I have found the solution to all my Christmas shopping!

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Winchester council’s “Taste it, don’t waste it” campaign

Filed in Blog by on September 15, 2008 13 Comments
Winchester council’s “Taste it, don’t waste it” campaign

Now food waste is one of my things, as you’ll know from reading the blog. So I was delighted to hear that Last Monday, Winchester council launched its first ever food waste campaign with the slogan “Taste it don’t waste it”. The council collects around 3,000 tonnes of food waste from people’s bins each year […]

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Sunday Roundup fourteen

Filed in Blog by on September 14, 2008 4 Comments
Sunday Roundup fourteen

Good morning everyone! Welcome to our Sunday Roundup. You have until tonight to get your feedback in for the competition. The competition has been amazing with over 160 entrants and 160 comments! So do leave your last feedback for us and we will be announcing the winners at the end of the month. This week […]

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Washable cleansing pads from Natural Collection

Filed in Product reviews by on September 13, 2008 13 Comments
Washable cleansing pads from Natural Collection

Many women use cotton wool balls or pads on a daily basis to cleanse, tone, moisturise or remove make up. After use, they are thrown into the dustbin. When I was a teenager and religiously did my cleanse, tone, moisturise routine twice a day, I got through a pack of cotton wool balls per week! […]

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Just Gai signs up for the Bristol zero waste week challenge

Filed in Waste News by on September 12, 2008 8 Comments
Just Gai signs up for the Bristol zero waste week challenge

I want you all to go along and cheer Just Gai as she begins her zero waste mission and blogs her progress. She has accepted Bristol’s Zero Waste Week Challenge, which runs from 29th September. But Just Gai is getting a head start and is doing some great preparation already! She knows exactly what she […]

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You want me to recycle my chewing gum?

Filed in Blog by on September 11, 2008 13 Comments
You want me to recycle my chewing gum?

I had to travel all the way to Vancouver to see Jen at the Clean Bin to get this little nugget of gold about something that is happening in the UK! Do you know what this is photo of? I didn’t! Are you a gum chewer? Then providing you can buy it in zero waste […]

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