Archive for March, 2009

Sunday roundup 42

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Sunday roundup 42

We’ve made it through the winter, folks! This will be the final winter roundup for this year! We’ve had another great week at Chez Green with lots going on and plenty of action on the site.

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In which I question everything we have done to date

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In which I question everything we have done to date

Yesterday was one of those days. One of those days when my faithful companion, the black dog came to curl up in the corner of my mind, combined with a wasted journey and a trip to the recycling centre. I came home thoroughly depressed, not only at wasting my time, but at my feelings as […]

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national Butchers week March 16-21

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national Butchers week March 16-21

Yesterday I declared all Thursday’s to be ‘Get off your arse’ Thursday. It’s your chance to actually DO one of the things on your pending list of ‘could recycle more’.

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It’s get off your arse Thursday!

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It’s get off your arse Thursday!

After my little outburst a couple of weeks ago about procrastination and overwhelm I’ve decided the Thursdays will never be the same again.

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zero waste mothers’ day gifts

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zero waste mothers’ day gifts

I’ve been scouring the internet for some earth friendly mother’s day gifts. I’m sure you’ve all seen some great things too, so let’s share our resources! From WWF, I found a fabulous herbs starter set. There are 8 small GLASS (yipee!) jars, containing 7 organic dried herbs and a pot of sea salt. It’s presented […]

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Lose 11.3 kgs in a year!

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Lose 11.3 kgs in a year!

Look what we found abandoned on our doorstep last week. I’d quite forgotten about this beauty. I stepped out into the glorious spring sunshine to see our new phone book sulking on the doorstep. I can’t remember the last time I used a phonebook – probably 8 years ago. I have the internet; this wonderful […]

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Our bin goes on a crash diet and loses nearly 10kgs in one week!

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Our bin goes on a crash diet and loses nearly 10kgs in one week!

We kept a ‘rubbish log’ for the past week and discovered it weighed around 10kgs. Now sit back and relax while we show you how to reduce this potential landfill waste to less than 100gms by reusing, recycling and composting all that we can.

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Sunday roundup 41

Filed in Blog by on March 8, 2009 16 Comments
Sunday roundup 41

Welcome to our Sunday roundup. Spring is coming and I’m itching to replace our snowy picture with a more sunny number! This week we have been focusing on all the rubbish we have produced. We wanted to show you what we might have thrown into the landfill just eight months ago, before we started our […]

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