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 few rubbish thoughts

Filed in Blog by on June 17, 2008 4 Comments
A few rubbish thoughts

Do you ever feel like the world is against your plans? I think we’ll all agree that nature abhors a vacuum; if you’re a gardener, you’ll know this from experiences. Gotta space in that soil of yours? No worries, Nature will deliver you a weed……. I feel like it’s been the same with us this […]

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Now Bins to be emptied once a month

Filed in Waste News by on June 16, 2008 12 Comments
Now Bins to be emptied once a month

Monday June 16, 2008 by David Jarvis for the Daily Express HOUSEHOLD dustbin collections will be cut to once a month, an industry expert warned last night. He said the move was “inevitable” to force people to recycle more. The plans were immediately condemned by campaigners who said leaving rubbish to fester for up to […]

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It’s starting to get serious

Filed in Blog by on June 16, 2008 10 Comments
It’s starting to get serious

I’m doing a happy dance today, that’s for sure. Rewind a few weeks when Almost Mrs A asked me if I would like to do a zero waste challenge. At that time Mr Green was a ‘lazy environmentalist’. If it was convenient or handy (or saved him a few bob) he’d do it. Anything else […]

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Sunday roundup

Filed in Blog by on June 15, 2008 6 Comments
Sunday roundup

There’s been lots going on here at My Zero Waste this week. Firstly, we have a generous 15% discount lined up with the lovely people at Onya Bags. Find out how to grab your very own reusable bag for a fraction of the cost on our offers and discounts page. Be quick; you’ve got until […]

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No rest for the wicked

Filed in Blog by on June 13, 2008 8 Comments
No rest for the wicked

Geesh, you’d think the woman would give us a break, wouldn’t you? I mean, look how much we have achieved in two short weeks! We’ve gone from a dustbin, two bags and a carrier bag to just half a swing bin liner for the landfill. I spent yesterday morning sorting out our ‘recycling space’. It’s […]

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Pinta goes green as supermarkets offer shoppers the chance to buy milk in a bag

Filed in Waste News by on June 12, 2008 24 Comments
Pinta goes green as supermarkets offer shoppers the chance to buy milk in a bag

From The Times June 9, 2008 Picking up a bag of milk from the shop may sound strange but could become an everyday occurrence as a “revolutionary” eco-friendly milk container is introduced across the country. Sainsbury’s is to sell milk packaged in a recycleable plastic bag across 35 of its stores from Wednesday, to try […]

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Litter dropping shock at Chez Green

Filed in Blog by on June 12, 2008 9 Comments
Litter dropping shock at Chez Green

Confessionals are great things. You just share all your sins, receive forgiveness and away you go with a spring in your step and a lighter conscience. Ok, so you open yourself up to ridicule and a fast track to hell as well, but we’re prepared to take a chance. Hot off the press: “Little Miss […]

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new zero waste habits and weekly weigh in

Filed in Blog by on June 11, 2008 8 Comments
new zero waste habits and weekly weigh in

Hmmm, I feel a theme coming on – yesterday’s post was about habits too. You’ll discover this about me – I contradict myself a lot. Yesterday I was saying how old habits die hard and today I’m raving about how easy it all is. Such is the mind of a Gemini woman. When we initially […]

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