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Follow our progress in the zero waste challenge. The good, the bad and the downright rotten (usually back of the fridge) stories. We blog our daily events, tips and experiences to show that reducing your household waste is possible, it saves you money and helps to protect the environment.

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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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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