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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.

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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5 ways you can move house without creating landfill waste

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5 ways you can move house without creating landfill waste

It’s all go at Zero Waste towers at the moment! What with Little Miss Green checking out universities to go to and Grandma and Granddad Green downsizing to a smaller home, I’ve been thinking about some of the ways we can move house without creating landfill.

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Five ways students can go zero waste

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Five ways students can go zero waste

I’ve been thinking about university students recently!

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Worried about single-use plastic? Then Dive In and Do It with Sky Ocean Rescue!

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Worried about single-use plastic? Then Dive In and Do It with Sky Ocean Rescue!

Over on Twitter, I shared a link to a newspaper article in which Brussels had challenged Michael Gove to outdo it in an environmental ‘race to the top’ by proposing a ban on plastic balloon sticks, plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds.

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5 tips for reducing food waste – #TasteWithoutWaste

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5 tips for reducing food waste – #TasteWithoutWaste

Times have changed a lot since I started blogging about household waste. Nowadays, it’s difficult to get through a day without reading a mainstream media headline about food waste or plastic packaging.

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Four ideas for a zero waste bathroom

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Four ideas for a zero waste bathroom

One of the questions that comes up frequently on our Facebook Group is about zero waste personal care. Many products come in plastic, contain microbeads or cause waste in other areas. Here are some ways you could reduce the impact of your personal care routine:

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