Archive for March, 2009

Final day! How much waste can one family create in a day?

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Final day! How much waste can one family create in a day?

Well done friends; you’ve endured a week of rummaging through our bins with us. And tomorrow you’ll find out exactly why we are doing this. You’ve been very patient and well behaved 😉

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how to minimise your household rubbish – day six

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how to minimise your household rubbish – day six

Not long to go, dear readers, before you find out exactly why we have been keeping a bin inventory this week. I hope you’ll think it was worth it. I hope I do too – it’s been an astonishing amount of work to itemise all this stuff!

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Reducing weekly household rubbish – day five

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Reducing weekly household rubbish – day five

We seem to have produced much less waste today generally, but it’s been more of a ‘leftovers’ day, which results in less packaging:

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Reducing daily household trash – day four

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Reducing daily household trash – day four

Here we are again; happy as can be … This is day four of our how to reduce daily rubbish series. Only a couple more days I promise you! (go on, admit it; you’re loving this 😀 ) And then you’ll be able to find out exactly why we have done this. On to today […]

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Reducing your household landfill waste – day three

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Reducing your household landfill waste – day three

Today is interesting because Mr Green and I felt motivated to clean out the car. It’s amazing what you can find in there! Thankfully most of it was coats and various toys belonging to Little miss Green, which have been put away, but there was a lot of paper in there too:

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Celebrations, prayers and blessing

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Celebrations, prayers and blessing

Today is a special day at Chez Green. Little Miss Green is celebrating her 8th Birthday! She’s even lost her front tooth for the occasion! Yes, 9 years ago today, she entered the world; all 9lb + of her with deep eyes wide open, a dark shock of hair, a hearty appetite and a good […]

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Reducing household rubbish sent to landfill – day two

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Reducing household rubbish sent to landfill – day two

Onto day two then. This week we are tracking ALL the waste we produce and showing you how we can dramatically reduce the amount that ends up in the landfill each week by reusing, recycling and composting. It might be a bit tedious for the hardened zero wasters out there, but we hope, that with […]

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How to reduce the amount of rubbish you send to landfill – day one

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How to reduce the amount of rubbish you send to landfill – day one

Onto our first day then. Yesterday I shared that I was going to itemise our rubbish for a week. Geesh, this is real fly-on-the-wall fun, eh? Are you really ready for a week of this intrigue?

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