Archive for September, 2008

Are you ready for Tracey’s Armchair Activist challenge?

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Are you ready for Tracey’s Armchair Activist challenge?

So far we have come through our zero waste week unscathed and our landfill bin remains empty! Now we’re looking forward to our third zero waste challenge day. I want to take a moment to say thank you to all of you who are stopping by on the site, reading, leaving comments and taking part […]

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The quest for zero waste honey

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The quest for zero waste honey

It shouldn’t be difficult to buy honey should it? It’s readily available in glass jars as well as the plastic squeezy containers, which always retain a bit of honey in the bottom no matter what you do. But glass jars are ok for zero waste, if they come with a metal lid, right? Well, kind […]

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More zero waste presents

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More zero waste presents

Yesterday, Mrs A started our week of zero waste celebrations with a beautiful and generous gift. She sent us a bouquet of flowers from Wiggly Wigglers, complete with recyclable packaging. Today, our neighbour came over with some fresh beetroot from his garden and half a dozen eggs from his chickens. Beetroot is one of my […]

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Oh dear, what can the matter be?

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Oh dear, what can the matter be?

I had a brainwave this morning. Over the past few weeks I have been so busy and pretty consumed in my own little world. The sun was shining for the first time in eons so I decided to take my favourite Green’s out for the morning to a local craft centre called Taurus Crafts. I […]

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Little Miss Green doesn’t celebrate breakfast

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Little Miss Green doesn’t celebrate breakfast

Here’s a conundrum for you. What are you to do when you open the fridge first thing in the morning to find a couple of tablespoons of curry, some cooked potatoes and a bit of salmon that is getting close to swimming out of the fridge by itself? Well it’s obvious really isn’t it? You […]

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Points West programme

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Points West programme

Good morning everyone! We’re refreshed and ready for another zero waste day. In fact, it sounds suspiciously like Little Miss Green has been up ready to embrace another day since 5am. I haven’t dared go downstairs yet to find out what awaits me. It will probably be something along the lines of the cat being […]

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Bad weather and zero-waste?

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Bad weather and zero-waste?

Hey, have you folks noticed the bad weather? “Can’t help but notice it Mr Green and stop reminding us please …” Well, it’s not just another bad summer, I mean, has summer even started here in England? Surely this must be the wettest coldest, darkest gloomiest summer ever. Ok, I have not checked the records, […]

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A zero waste celebratory tea

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A zero waste celebratory tea

We all know by now how much Mr Green loves his curry. Well here’s news of a true zero waste celebration for him. Sometimes a girl just doesn’t want to slave over a cooker, especially when she’s been melting under the spotlight of fame for the day, so we found the perfect solution to ‘he […]

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