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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.

Is veganism the answer to solving climate change?

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Is veganism the answer to solving climate change?

  Climate change has become mainstream over the past year. It hit the headlines at the beginning of 2019 and seems to have stayed there – thanks to the brilliant ‘Blue Planet’ effect. Some of the stories that have been catching my attention have been about our food choices. Many scientists and proponents suggest we […]

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How I’m saying ‘I love you’ to the environment this Valentine’s Day

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How I’m saying ‘I love you’ to the environment this Valentine’s Day

You might remember from previous posts that my husband and I don’t ‘do’ Valentine’s Day. We say ‘I love you’ every day – ahhhhhhh! However, this year I’ve been thinking about making a pledge to the environment. Something small, something achievable and something impactful that I can do to reduce my waste footprint. After all, […]

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4 simple ways to make your next holiday more sustainable

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4 simple ways to make your next holiday more sustainable

Booking a holiday can be a challenge when you’re living a sustainable lifestyle. All over the news for the past 18 months have been horrifying stories about climate change. Scientists have warned that we have less than 11 years to address our habits otherwise we face catastrophic consequences. Around the world students have taken to […]

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Want a more sustainable lifestyle? Here’s where to Start!

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Want a more sustainable lifestyle? Here’s where to Start!

Thanks to David Attenborough’s Blue Planet effect and an increasing awareness about the amount of plastic in our oceans, more and more people are wanting to reduce their plastic footprint. And now that Extinction Rebellion have taken to the streets and Greta Thunberg has inspired climate strike, we’re all become more aware of the fragile […]

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How to reduce your carbon footprint – by changing the way you surf the internet!

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How to reduce your carbon footprint – by changing the way you surf the internet!

When you think of reducing your carbon footprint, what actions spring to mind? Flying less, using the car less, sourcing second hand items and growing your own food, perhaps. Or it might be bigger projects like replacing an old boiler to increase efficiency and therefore reduce carbon emissions or installing solar panels in your home […]

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Debunking one of the biggest myths about skip hire

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Debunking one of the biggest myths about skip hire

I admit it. I’ll hold my hands up and say that sometimes I yearn for a skip on the drive. Not exactly a zero waste confession to make is it? But the truth is, I’m a closet minimalist. While I appreciate my creature comforts, inside me is someone who likes space, light and an airy […]

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The four top types of litter and what we can do about it

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The four top types of litter and what we can do about it

Did you know litter has increased by 500% since the 1960s? And it’s causing big problems. Not only does litter look unattractive, but around the world one million birds and 100,000 marine mammals and sea turtles die each year when they become trapped in plastic or eat it.

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Sign up to my course and get 75% off!

Filed in Blog by on January 10, 2019 0 Comments
Sign up to my course and get 75% off!

Do you feel overwhelmed and guilty about the amount of stuff you throw away? Maybe you secretly chuck stuff in a black plastic bag and hope nobody will notice.

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