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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A little panic about our zero waste week

Filed in Blog by on July 8, 2008 2 Comments
A little panic about our zero waste week

Being a bit of a control freak, I’m having a bit of a ‘to do’ about our zero waste week (1st week in September if you’ve just joined us). More specifically I’m thinking about those things that happen which are beyond our control. Am I having nightmares of some saboteur coming around at midnight and […]

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Britain declares war on food waste

Filed in Waste News by on July 7, 2008 9 Comments
Britain declares war on food waste

Well, a man after my own heart at last. This has come not a moment too soon, don’t you think? Don’t miss our tips for reducing food waste, once you’ve read this article! The TImes, By Andrew Grice in Hokkaido, Japan. Monday, 7 July 2008 The Government is to launch a campaign to stamp out […]

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How to reduce clingfilm / plastic wrap.

Filed in Blog by on July 7, 2008 6 Comments
How to reduce clingfilm / plastic wrap.

I miscalculated the amount of broccoli I bought this week and ended up doing an emergency dash to our local store. I ended up with the broccoli wrapped in about half a metre of clingfilm. As I was fighting with getting it off without shredding the stuff under my fingernails, I glanced up to where […]

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Sunday Roundup

Filed in Blog by on July 6, 2008 0 Comments
Sunday Roundup

It’s Sunday again and we’ve shared lots of new things on our site this week. The beginning of each month is a busy time here at Chez Green where we announce winners, launch new competitions, sort out upcoming discounts, shame another dustbin demon and set up a new challenge. What’s new on the site: We […]

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Zero waste meals and cornstarch packaging

Filed in Blog by on July 4, 2008 9 Comments
Zero waste meals and cornstarch packaging

As our official ‘zero week’ challenge is only two short months away, I’ve declared today a Zero Waste Meals day. Breakfast was home made yogurt; yep I dusted off my new machine, quietly stepped aside my procrastination while it was still asleep and made yogurt. We had that with fresh raspberries, blackcurrants and apples. Delicious […]

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Win a copy of The Green Food Bible with Hippy Shopper

Filed in Blog by on July 3, 2008 2 Comments
Win a copy of The Green Food Bible with Hippy Shopper

We’ve talked a lot about food waste recently on My Zero Waste. According to our poll, 38% of you have a considerable amount of food waste going into your bin every week. According to WRAP’s Love food, hate waste campaign we throw away around a third of the food we buy every week in the […]

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July’s Dustbin Demon

Filed in Blog by on July 2, 2008 2 Comments
July’s Dustbin Demon

This month’s dustbin demon is another of those insidious things that we all throw in the bin. They’re tiny, we don’t give them much thought, but I wonder how many of them we collectively ‘throw away’ across the globe? I’m talking about those tiny, thin plastic strips that attach labels to things. I don’t even […]

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Nothing Nasty organic mandarin castile shampoo

Filed in Product reviews by on July 2, 2008 10 Comments
Nothing Nasty organic mandarin castile shampoo

We were sent a bottle of the beautifully fragranced Organic Mandarin Castile Soap from Elin at Nothing Nasty for us to review. Elin is a fabulous woman who is passionate and genuine about the products she makes. All of her products are home made, hand made and made fresh for you! Elin describes her organic […]

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