Archive for April, 2009

American Chemistry Council’s blog summit on plastics recycling

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American Chemistry Council’s blog summit on plastics recycling

I’ve been invited to participate as a key contributor to The American Chemistry Council’s second Blog Summit this year! I quote: “With your passion for reducing waste through the Zero Waste initiative, your  participation in the summit will help to bring great value and personal experience to the discussions within the Blog Summit.” Last year’s blog […]

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Nestlé reduce Easter egg packaging to save 700 tonnes of landfill waste

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Nestlé reduce Easter egg packaging to save 700 tonnes of landfill waste

What’s a girl to do with her ethics? I’m not a big fan of Nestle for the usual ‘baby milk action’ reasons, BUT on this blog I support companies who are doing their bit to reduce landfill waste. Nestle just happen to be top of the tree this year with their Easter eggs, as some […]

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Get off your arse Thursday – week 5

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Get off your arse Thursday – week 5

Yipee! it’s time for us all to get off our derrières and go and save the planet. My favourite time of my zero waste week; I know I’m not alone in doing my bit. You can join in too and let us know what you are up to today. Anything that helps you reduce your […]

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Any zero wasters in New York?

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Any zero wasters in New York?

I’ve been contacted by a journalist in new York City who is working with PBS and hoping to find, I quote,  ‘a family like yours’ (as if LOL!) for an upcoming series they are producing. If you’re in new York and you’re ‘waste free’, as the lovely lady puts it, then please contact me and […]

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Mrs Green makes apple turnovers

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Mrs Green makes apple turnovers

You might remember I borrowed Margueritte Patten’s ‘Feeding the Nation’ from the library back in November. Naturally I had lots of plans for making ‘delicious’ and frugal zero waste meals but in reality got around to making about two suggestions from the book. I think I’m going to put it on my Amazon wishlist so […]

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What to eat in a zero waste household

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What to eat in a zero waste household

One of the first questions people ask when they hear about our zero waste lifestyle; along with “Doesn’t it cost a lot more money?” is “Don’t you eat?”

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Can a polythene product ever be classed as environmentally friendly?

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Can a polythene product ever be classed as environmentally friendly?

We, at STM Polythene Ltd think it can! But you make your own judgement… The facts are as follows:

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Sunday roundup 45

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Sunday roundup 45

Oh yes it is! It’s Sunday again and just look at these numbers notching up – we’re on week 45; how time flies when you’re busy making things from your old Ecover packaging.

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