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Mr Green saves the day!

Mr Green saves the day!

| June 9, 2014

Find out how to mend a rivet on a pair of jeans without using a sewing machine

Would you ever buy wine in a Tetra Pak carton? Here’s 9 reasons you should consider it!

Would you ever buy wine in a Tetra Pak carton? Here’s 9 reasons you should consider it!

| May 28, 2014

9 compelling reasons to buy wine in a tetra pak carton

Best decluttering tips from the zero waste community

Best decluttering tips from the zero waste community

| May 26, 2014

Regular readers of the blog will be aware that I’m a closet minimalist, meanwhile Mr Green is a very definite

Join me LIVE this Thursday with the Guardian

Join me LIVE this Thursday with the Guardian

| May 26, 2014

Got a question about waste? Ask me with Guardian Live Chat!

Take the slow fashion challenge with @ecothrifty

Take the slow fashion challenge with @ecothrifty

| May 23, 2014

There are so many amazing bloggers doing incredible things to make the world a better place. One of those people

Amazon excessive packaging rant

Amazon excessive packaging rant

| May 15, 2014

I’ve seen some excessive packaging in my time. But I think this week’s ‘Show and Tell’ takes the biscuit…

7 ways to reuse and recycle shoes

7 ways to reuse and recycle shoes

| April 12, 2014

Zero hero Louay contacted me last week and said: “I have some shoes that are beyond giving to charity shops

Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls

Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls

| April 5, 2014

Got a collection of laundry liquid dosing balls? Here's how to reuse them!

How to upcycle a plastic tennis ball container

How to upcycle a plastic tennis ball container

| March 17, 2014

Grandma Green upcycles a plastic tube into a vase!

feeding garden birds – the zero waste way

feeding garden birds – the zero waste way

| March 10, 2014

Last week I talked about the idea of donating household items – things that might otherwise be thrown away –

We’re the Guardian “Live Better” Blog of the Week! @GdnLiveBetter

We’re the Guardian “Live Better” Blog of the Week! @GdnLiveBetter

| March 7, 2014

How excited am I? The Guardian have launched a seven month digital project called “Live Better” which is focused around

The A-Z of saving over £1000 a year by reducing waste!

The A-Z of saving over £1000 a year by reducing waste!

| March 4, 2014

We all need motivation to reduce our waste. After all, it takes time and effort. If you believe it’s the

20 weird things you never knew you could compost

20 weird things you never knew you could compost

| March 3, 2014

Setting up a compost heap is a great way to reduce household waste and close the loop at home. Instead

Sign up for Zero Waste Week 2014

Sign up for Zero Waste Week 2014

| March 2, 2014

Zero Waste Week 2014 takes place 1-7th September and anyone can join in. From householders to organisations to local authorities;