Archive for September, 2008

Congratulations to Tracey Smith – her Book of Rubbish ideas is offically launched

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Congratulations to Tracey Smith – her Book of Rubbish ideas is offically launched

Yay! and happy bunny dances all around. Tracey’s “Book of Rubbish Ideas” is birthed onto the shelves of a book store near you TODAY! After sweat, tears and toil, and no doubt some wonderful, excited moments of just knowing how important this book is going to be across the lands, Tracey has earned herself a […]

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Results of our zero waste week

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Results of our zero waste week

This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Due to the story the other night on recycling in the UK, this got put back for a couple of days, but we’ll keep you in suspenders no longer. For some reason, the quality of this isn’t very good, but you’ll get the idea. Did we […]

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Who do your council sell their recycling to?

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Who do your council sell their recycling to?

Following last night’s TV programme on ITV1 – A Rubbish Service, it has highlighted a need for transparency from Local Authorities. The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for new regulations to govern recycling and has written to every council leader in England and Wales to stress the importance of having detailed information about where […]

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At last! Put your plastic bottle tops to good use.

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At last! Put your plastic bottle tops to good use.

Kristal now has enough bottle tops, so there is no need to send anymore – thank you to everyone who supported her! A couple of weeks ago I mentioned we might have an innovative way for you to rid yourselves of some of your rubbish. And here is it! Today I have a great story […]

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A Rubbish Service TV programme on ITV1

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A Rubbish Service TV programme on ITV1

Did you see it? If you didn’t please go back to ITV.com and log on to view. It’s well worth a watch. The investigations that were revealed were something Mr Green had been onto for a while. He had some information, but we’d decided to hold back from writing anything. But now with the ITV […]

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A Rubbish Service; tonight on ITV1

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A Rubbish Service; tonight on ITV1

I’ve just been told about a TV programme that may interest some of you. It’s on this evening on ITV1 at 8pm. Here is the write up from the ITV website: A Rubbish Service As local authorities punish residents for failing to abide by recycling laws, Mark Jordan looks into whether the organisations themselves stand […]

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Back to ‘normal life’ for us?

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Back to ‘normal life’ for us?

Well, after our zero waste week I’m a little out of words this morning! I think we’re still on a high over here and need to land ourselves gently into, what, ‘normal life’? See, here’s the thing. Zero waste week wasn’t just like a Puppy for Christmas for us; it’s a life long choice. Once […]

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Interview with Little Miss Green about zero waste week

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Interview with Little Miss Green about zero waste week

All week long, I’ve been hogging the blog! Mr Green has been working behind the scenes and adding some posts and comments, but we’ve heard nothing from Little Miss Green. I offered her the opportunity to write her own post but she declined with a scowl and a  ‘I’m not using the computer!’ I then […]

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