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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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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8 ways you and your family can reduce waste today

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8 ways you and your family can reduce waste today

The effects of plastic pollution is all over the news at the moment. Despite the efforts and programs of many governments, there are still a lot of people who haven’t yet developed a keen sense of taking responsibility for the waste they produce.

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Five ways to set up a zero waste kitchen

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Five ways to set up a zero waste kitchen

One of the most popular topics for Zero waste Week is reducing food waste. Part of the attraction is that it can save money and well as reduce waste. And it’s something that affects us all. We all have to eat, right?

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The environmental impact of litter – and how a Zero Waste lifestyle provides a solution

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The environmental impact of litter – and how a Zero Waste lifestyle provides a solution

One of the topics that gets discussed a lot on our Facebook group is litter. Not only does it look unsightly, but it causes harm and costs us money.

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5 ways you can move house without creating landfill waste

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5 ways you can move house without creating landfill waste

It’s all go at Zero Waste towers at the moment! What with Little Miss Green checking out universities to go to and Grandma and Granddad Green downsizing to a smaller home, I’ve been thinking about some of the ways we can move house without creating landfill.

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Five ways students can go zero waste

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Five ways students can go zero waste

I’ve been thinking about university students recently!

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Worried about single-use plastic? Then Dive In and Do It with Sky Ocean Rescue!

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Worried about single-use plastic? Then Dive In and Do It with Sky Ocean Rescue!

Over on Twitter, I shared a link to a newspaper article in which Brussels had challenged Michael Gove to outdo it in an environmental ‘race to the top’ by proposing a ban on plastic balloon sticks, plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds.

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