Mrs Green

I am a long time supporter of the Green and Sustainable lifestyle. After being caught in the Boscastle floods in 2004, our family begun a journey to respect and promote the importance of Earth's fragile ecosystem, that focussed on reducing waste. Inspired by the beauty and resourcefulness of this wonderful planet, I have published numerous magazine articles on green issues and the author of four books.

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3 Maintenance Essentials for a Cleaner and Greener Home

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3 Maintenance Essentials for a Cleaner and Greener Home

You know me by now, I love helping people save money while reducing their carbon footprint. Mr Green is a self confessed Robinson Crusoe – I can’t remember the last time we hired someone to do some maintenance in the house, as he takes care of everything. And he tries really hard not to waste […]

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Construction Waste Reduction: The Responsible Way To Build

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Construction Waste Reduction: The Responsible Way To Build

I’ve been thinking about housing recently. What with my parents downshifting, my daughter applying for universities, my neighbour moving out, visiting a friend this week and seeing white goods and unused kitchen cupboards thrown out on the kerb, stories about population increasing and people living longer (and usually alone) – which means we have a […]

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Moving out – the Zero Waste way!

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Moving out – the Zero Waste way!

Whether you’re downsizing, retiring or moving up the property ladder, creating waste when you move out is almost inevitable. And I find it gets worse the more years you have behind you!

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Is it time to consciously uncouple from your toxic relationship with single-use plastic?

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Is it time to consciously uncouple from your toxic relationship with single-use plastic?

Earlier this year I was approached by the Mothers of Invention team to share my story. They were launching an independent podcast about women who are tackling climate change.

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Zero Waste Week 2018 is just two weeks away!

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Zero Waste Week 2018 is just two weeks away!

Now in it’s eleventh year, we’ll be celebrating Zero Waste Week 2018 3-7th September. It’s grown to be such a success the campaign has its own dedicated website which you’ll find here.

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How To Deal With Fly Tipping

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How To Deal With Fly Tipping

After visiting one of my favourite places this week, I was upset by the amount of fly tipping that has been happening – and how it’s been increasing over the past few years.

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From Trash to Furniture: Upcycling Wooden Pallets

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From Trash to Furniture: Upcycling Wooden Pallets

I’m pretty sure you’re familiar with what upcycling is and how it can potentially have a great, positive impact on the environment. Some creative people even earn extra income from their upcycled products and you know how much I love to share ways in which a more zero waste lifestyle can benefit your bank balance!

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How to make your office zero waste

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How to make your office zero waste

Lizzie wrote to me recently and asked for tips on making her workplace a zero waste zone. Of course, it depends on the size of your company as to what is feasible. But many ideas can be scaled up from a one-person company working from home to a multi national corporation.

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