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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.

4 Reasons why you Should Buy Loose Fruit and Vegetables!

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4 Reasons why you Should Buy Loose Fruit and Vegetables!

When anyone contacts me about starting their own Zero Waste journey, one of the first steps I suggest is buying as much loose fruit and veg as possible. Today I want to outline some of the reasons why, because it might not be obvious! Reduces plastic packaging Reducing excess plastic packaging is probably the reason […]

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Four Ways to Declutter Your Home – the Sustainable Way

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Four Ways to Declutter Your Home – the Sustainable Way

There’s no getting away from the fact that the last 18 months have been bizarre. And stress levels have increased with all the uncertainty we’ve been facing. Whether you’ve been ill yourself, lost loved ones, faced financial difficulties or found working from home whilst homeschooling your children almost impossible to juggle, I very much hope […]

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4 ways to have a Zero Waste Sex Life

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4 ways to have a Zero Waste Sex Life

You’ve reduced your food waste to virtually zero, you’ve got a Zero Waste beauty routine, you don’t leave home without your Zero Waste takeout kit, and you’re making full use of your kerbside recycling collections. These are all brilliant ways to reduce waste and you might be wondering what else you can do. Today, dear […]

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I want you to start throwing things in the bin #binthewipes

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I want you to start throwing things in the bin #binthewipes

A shocking headline, right? I’m normally the one telling you to STOP throwing things in the bin – to recycle and reuse more.

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Eight ways to enjoy a guilt free coffee fix!

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Eight ways to enjoy a guilt free coffee fix!

We have an agreement here at Zero Waste Towers that I don’t speak to my husband until he’s had his morning coffee! He only has one cup a day, but that cup is the difference between a good and bad day for him. So I’ve learned to keep out of his way until he has […]

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Beagle button browser extension for sustainable ethical shopping

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Beagle button browser extension for sustainable ethical shopping

Choosing what to buy when you’re living a sustainable lifestyle can be confusing or overwhelming. And when that happens, we don’t always make the best choices. We fall pretty to analysis paralysis, or worse still – green washing – and just end up reaching for the same item that we’ve always bought. I’ve thought for […]

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Six Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

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Six Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

I want to revisit reducing food waste because it’s such an important one and it’s one of the most popular. It also makes sense – you can save money, preserve resources and because everyone has to eat, we can all reduce the amount we waste. Not only that but the current pandemic means that some […]

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5 Reasons to Scrap Your Old Car

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5 Reasons to Scrap Your Old Car

When it comes to living a Zero Waste lifestyle, you might think the last thing you’d want to do is wave your old car off to a scrapyard – but actually, scrap yards are often misunderstood. Believe it or not, thanks to EU regulations that have been gradually brought in since September 2000, virtually every […]

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