Archive for February, 2009

A hefty fine for re-using plastic

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A hefty fine for re-using plastic

Last weekend we ended up behind schedule. Little Miss Green goes to her dance class on a Saturday morning. Our plan was to go into the butcher beforehand to get supplies for the weekend. We had all our containers and a cool box ready.

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Weekly weigh in 37

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Weekly weigh in 37

Today we have the results from two half weeks – Thursday to Sunday before zero waste week and Monday to today; post zero waste week.

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Mrs Jackson creates art from her zero waste week rubbish!

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Mrs Jackson creates art from her zero waste week rubbish!

I had a great couple of photos sent to me from our very own Mrs Jackson.

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zero waste Valentine’s Day

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zero waste Valentine’s Day

‘Tis the month of love and on the 14th we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Well actually we don’t; we never have done (who needs someone to tell you that today is the day to show your love for one another?), but we know lots of you gorgeous romantic people do; and we’re here to help!

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How does a busy household reduce their waste?

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How does a busy household reduce their waste?

Surely it takes a lot of time, motivation and energy to commit to a reduced waste lifestyle? You have to change your shopping habits, take time selecting things carefully, cook everything from scratch and then there is all the washing and sorting of recycling. it’s such a hassle and it’s the last thing you want […]

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The results of our zero waste week

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The results of our zero waste week

Did we, or didn’t we, achieve a size zero bin during Gloucestershire’s zero waste week challenge?

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Sunday roundup 35

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Sunday roundup 35

We’re at the end of Gloucestershire’s zero waste week challenge. And what a week it’s been. Things have been busy on the site and lots of new readers have been joining in the fun. In case you’ve missed anything, now is your chance to catch up with this week’s roundup

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