Archive for September, 2008

Our zero waste celebration Sunday lunch

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Our zero waste celebration Sunday lunch

It’s a bit like Christmas really; zero waste week is nearly at an end after months of planning. We had our Saunday lunch, had a sleep afterwards and now there are a few hours left to enjoy the day. We had another near miss just before lunch. We thought we had struck gold in the […]

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Welcome to the final day of zero waste week

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Welcome to the final day of zero waste week

Welcome to the final day of zero waste week, and what a week it has been. So far we’ve got nothing for landfill, despite a few near misses. Last night I ran out of a reel of sellotape and was left with a plastic inner. Little Miss Green said she would reuse it for her […]

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Noooooooo! You get the vote – landfill or not?

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Noooooooo! You get the vote – landfill or not?

I have to laugh at this. You remember earlier on I was packing up books for Amazon sales? Well, as you might have guessed I use old packaging. Old jiffy envelopes, cardboard and cardboard that has come into the house gets saved up and put to good use later on.

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Nurse Green saves the landfill

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Nurse Green saves the landfill

We had another near miss this evening. Mr Green offered to prepare the potatoes ready for tomorrow’s lunch, so off he went to the kitchen. A couple of moments later he reappeared with blood dripping from his finger. That’s a bit of an elaborate stunt to get out of preparing the veg, don’t you think?

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Baking, creating and lots of eggs

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Baking, creating and lots of eggs

I’ve spent most of the morning in the kitchen. We had 12 eggs to use up and a few leftovers in the fridge that were starting to look at bit like compost fodder, so I rescued them and did a baking session.

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Our zero waste weekend begins

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Our zero waste weekend begins

Good morning lovely people; I hope you are well today. I’m enjoying having the house to myself before everyone else gets up. Even the cat has gone back to bed after waking me at silly o’clock. We’re looking forward to our zero waste weekend. As you know, I don’t normally write on Saturdays, but I’ll […]

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Mr Green makes a zero waste poo-ding

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Mr Green makes a zero waste poo-ding

For pudding today, Mr Green took to the kitchen. When I say he’s pretty s*** at cooking, you’ll know what I mean when I say when he came out of the kitchen brandishing this: Say what??!!

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Waffles for breakfast – another zero waste meal

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Waffles for breakfast – another zero waste meal

Waffles are a great zero waste meal

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