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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.

How to be Zero Waste and Eco-Friendly with Your Children – 5 Tips

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How to be Zero Waste and Eco-Friendly with Your Children – 5 Tips

I’ve had a lot of emails recently, from readers asking about how they can include their children in a more eco friendly lifestyle. I promise it’s not that difficult, especially with younger children because firstly, most children are naturally caring – particularly about animals or the environment – and secondly, younger children will generally just […]

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How to Furnish your Home the Zero Waste Way

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How to Furnish your Home the Zero Waste Way

I don’t know about you, but when spring arrives, it makes me want to change things around a little here at Zero Waste Towers. While we don’t necessarily feel the urge to do a deep spring clean like our ancestors did, there’s something about tidying the place up, throwing open the windows and decluttering that […]

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We’ve been growing microgreens!

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We’ve been growing microgreens!

How is life treating you at the moment? Are you locked down during the covid-19 pandemic or are you a front line key worker? It’s certainly an interesting time for all of us, where the whole world is focused on one thing. There aren’t many situations in which that happens for sure! But there have […]

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Five ideas for a zero waste wedding

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Five ideas for a zero waste wedding

Two of my friends are getting married this year and I’m so excited because they’re asking me for advice on how to make it less impactful on the environment! The average wedding in the UK has a potentially huge impact. Latest figures show that one wedding can create 18kgs of single use plastic waste. When […]

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A Zero Waste Office – Five Simple Steps

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A Zero Waste Office – Five Simple Steps

I’ve been restructuring my business and, as I work from home, there are no excuses not to run a Zero Waste office! So I’ve been thinking about some of the things I already do, and some things I could include – because there’s always room for improvement, right? Five ways to run a successful Zero […]

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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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