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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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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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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