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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.

Weekly weigh in number four

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Weekly weigh in number four

This week’s weigh in is what’s technically known as a ‘bit of a balls up’. To begin with we had a week and a half rubbish, as we were away for some of last week. Me being me, I smugly believed I would be showing off today with hugely reduced amount of waste, and a […]

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And the winner is……..

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And the winner is……..

I’m so excited (yeah) and I just can’t hide it (yeah); I’m about to lose control and I think I like it. This is the post I’ve been champing at the bit to write. We have a winner to announce! I’m so happy that I can’t help but do one of my famous happy dances. […]

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July’s monthly competition – win a bokashi bin!

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July’s monthly competition – win a bokashi bin!

Happy July everyone! Welcome to our second my zero waste competition. Each month we’ll bring you an exciting prize that will focus on helping you to reduce your own landfill waste, increase your recycling and slim your bin. Last month we launched an ageist, sexist and youthist competition, as Grandma Green was quick to point […]

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Monthly challenge for July

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Monthly challenge for July

Welcome to our second monthly zero waste challenge! During June, our first monthly challenge, we asked you to simply become aware of the recycling facilities that are available in your area. Having this knowledge is the first step towards reducing your rubbish and the amount of waste you send to landfill each week. Hopefully you […]

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How to save heaps of money on salad

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How to save heaps of money on salad

Happy July! Just a quick blog post from me today as there is lots to do on the site, such as a new competition for July, announcing the June winner, new discounts for our summer months and dragging out a dustbin demon for name and shame. yipee! So here’s a fun ‘Spot the difference’ quiz […]

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Monday confessional

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Monday confessional

Forgive us readers, for we have sinned. Here’s our second confessional and what a biggie it is too. Last week, we tripped off to Devon for a few days of sunshine, sand dunes and salty air. We were self catering and were positioned a mile from a rather delicious Waitrose. Being supermarket snobs, we were […]

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Sunday roundup

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Sunday roundup

Well, we skived off to Devon for a jolly old shindig and most of you didn’t even realise. Such is the power of modern technology. You can pop off for a jaunt around the country and the blog fairies take care of post dating your thoughts while you’re away. Shame they don’t do the housework […]

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Weekly weigh in number three

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Weekly weigh in number three

Guess what, guess what, guess what?! LOOK! Our weekly weigh in number three amounted to super middleweight status at a piffling 484gms! That means we have practically HALVED the amount of rubbish we send to landfill in two short weeks. Yee haa and hurrah, bravo and encore and all sorts of other fun exclamations. To […]

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