Videos


Simple informational videos about reduce, reuse and recycle. It’s a family thing, down to earth and often just funny clips of what we get up to. Take a break and see us fumble in true Blue-Peter fashion as we give you a peek into how we do things here to zerowaste at chez Green

Some zero waste convenience food

Filed in Blog, Videos by on January 28, 2009 14 Comments
Some zero waste convenience food

Following on from yesterday’s blog post about zero waste week, you might remember that we won’t have much time this week for a la carte cooking.

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How to remember your reusable shopping bags

Filed in Blog, Videos by on January 28, 2009 23 Comments
How to remember your reusable shopping bags

One of the simplest ways to ease yourself into a zero waste lifestyle is to start with shopping bags. Using your own reusable bags means you don’t have to keep taking the dreaded disposable plastic carrier bags. It’s an easy thing to master and once you’ve grasped it, you’ll feel so good about yourself you’ll […]

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Making seedling pots from toilet roll inners

Filed in Blog, Videos by on January 16, 2009 33 Comments
Making seedling pots from toilet roll inners

Ok, we admit it, there’s a bit of a toilet roll theme going on at the moment. Following on from Sarah’s guest post yesterday on planting carrots in cardboard toilet roll inners, I just had to get my oar in too.

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Results of our zero waste week

Filed in Blog, Videos by on September 10, 2008 12 Comments
Results of our zero waste week

This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Due to the story the other night on recycling in the UK, this got put back for a couple of days, but we’ll keep you in suspenders no longer. For some reason, the quality of this isn’t very good, but you’ll get the idea. Did we […]

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Interview with Little Miss Green about zero waste week

Filed in Blog, Videos by on September 7, 2008 6 Comments
Interview with Little Miss Green about zero waste week

All week long, I’ve been hogging the blog! Mr Green has been working behind the scenes and adding some posts and comments, but we’ve heard nothing from Little Miss Green. I offered her the opportunity to write her own post but she declined with a scowl and a  ‘I’m not using the computer!’ I then […]

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Oh no! Something for the landfill?

Filed in Blog, Videos by on September 3, 2008 13 Comments
Oh no! Something for the landfill?

With all the best plans in the world, you never know when something unexpected is going to happen. This morning it did! We’re on day three of our zero waste challenge and so far everything has worked out beautifully; until this morning when the post arrived. Find out what entered into the landfill this morning. […]

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Points West programme

Filed in Blog, Videos by on September 2, 2008 6 Comments
Points West programme

Good morning everyone! We’re refreshed and ready for another zero waste day. In fact, it sounds suspiciously like Little Miss Green has been up ready to embrace another day since 5am. I haven’t dared go downstairs yet to find out what awaits me. It will probably be something along the lines of the cat being […]

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Zero waste media work

Filed in Blog, Videos by on August 29, 2008 17 Comments
Zero waste media work

As I mentioned in Wednesday’s post; we had an ‘open house’ for the media. We wanted to try and get some local coverage for next week’s zero waste week. Little Miss Green thought media work sounded easy and decided to demonstrate how to use our home made can crusher. She forgot to mention the word […]

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