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5 ways to recycle plastic milk bottle tops (16 comments)
i would really like to get hold of michelle from eco centricity as interested in sending milk bottle lids to help a mental charity solent mind and a great idea on upcycling
are you able to help with the information […]

2019-09-19 17:26:01
How to store recycling in a small space (12 comments)
Ms. Green,

There have been many changes to residential recycling since this 2009 post, but I encountered it today for the first time. I wanted to point out something critical when offering suggestions to help others manage and/or increase their so […]

Ben Collins
2019-09-17 04:49:06
The most Eco-friendly toilet paper in the world! (22 comments)
You can put them in a compost bin, or your ordinary rubbish bin, so they are ideal for wrapping any messy rubbish, as they will rot down, that is what bio=degradable means.
Hope this was useful to you. […]

2019-08-26 16:04:02
Any ideas about recycling vinyl banners? (30 comments)
Hi Casey, you’re in luck! I’ve just written a blog post about a company who recycle vinyl banners, which you’ll find here: https://myzerowaste.com/2019/08/14-ways-to-reuse-upcycle-and-recycle-old-vinyl-banners/ […]

Mrs Green
2019-08-23 15:03:49
Debunking one of the biggest myths about skip hire (1 comments)
Hi! thank you for shedding some light on how our garbage recycling process works. It’s very cool that in James’s company every skip is sorted by hand! […]

2019-08-18 16:33:49
6 ways to reuse cardboard and paper (5 comments)
Hi Mrs Green.
Thanks for the feedback. Just to let you know the ‘Small Amazon Horse’ was sold this weekend at Art in the Park- Leamington Spa. What made the weekend really encouraging though was the reaction of the visitors to my work. They were ama […]

John Simpson
2019-08-05 12:35:33
Household cleaners packaging (17 comments)
Window Cleaning
How about using water to clean all windows and mirrors! You just need a spray bottle(reusable many times) and 2 micro fibre cloths (1 cloth to get the dirt off and a second shining cloth to get marks, smears etc off)
I have used thi […]

Fred Johnson
2019-08-03 11:41:38
Plastic polythene packaging (3 comments)
Wouldn’t it be great if all supermarkets did this, since they provide us with so much food packaging. […]

2019-07-30 16:31:31
Use this map to discover how much it will cost to recycle your old mattress (1 comments)
I think every mattress should be sold with a protective cover. After all who remembers what size their mattress is afterwards? It is harder to buy later because there are so many mattress size names and dimensions.

This protective covering may n […]

2019-07-12 16:28:26
Compost awareness week day three – is ink from printed cardboard toxic? (17 comments)
Great to get the most up-to-date information from Jim and Carl.

In 2010, I went to a recycling event run by Wakefield City Council. Their information clearly stated that it was fine to compost paper and cardboard – as far as I remember. That said, […]

Helen Butt
2019-06-20 08:18:13
The four top types of litter and what we can do about it (2 comments)
the problem is the same here in Germany. Itยดs horrible to drive along the streets or go for a walk and see all the plastic, the bottles or packaging lying there. I have put an old plastic bag in my backpack and a glove to collect some rubbish while […]

2019-03-17 19:22:06
10 questions about a zero waste lifestyle (21 comments)
Very good and intelligent and they give all information zero waste […]

2019-02-24 16:46:03
I want you to start throwing things in the bin #binthewipes (5 comments)
Thanks Tammy, glad you found it interesting ๐Ÿ™‚ […]

Mrs Green
2019-01-29 10:42:33
Recycle stamps for charity (24 comments)
Thanks Paige, your page has been added to the article ๐Ÿ™‚ […]

Mr Green
2019-01-09 11:49:51
How to waste less paper in your home office (1 comments)
One thing I do is actually take home ‘waste’ paper to use in the home – paper that is printed out can easily be used again in the home and then we recycle there. Thanks for the post! […]

Little Plastic Footprint
2018-12-19 22:08:06
six ways to preserve water (5 comments)
We started collecting the cold water that is normally wasted while you wait for the hot to come through. We now save 2L every time we do the washing up which can then be used on the garden or to flush the loo. Do that once a day for a year and you’ve […]

2018-12-17 23:49:24
My washing machine rises like a phoenix from the ashes (5 comments)
I agree with the fact that “things used to last longer”. I’m sure they were made to then and I also expect appliances to last longer. I haven’t tried soapnuts but have used the ecoegg. I’m currently using surcare or ecover liquid as I have eczema. I […]

Susan Kay-Attwood
2018-12-04 19:42:29
Six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls (11 comments)
What a lovely idea, Tracy – my favourite one yet ๐Ÿ™‚ […]

Mrs Green
2018-11-22 18:35:21
Zero waste toothbrushes (27 comments)
I know this isn’t quite the same but terracycle have started a new recycling stream today for recycling toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes and boxes. https://www.terracycle.co.uk/en-GB/brigades/colgate […]

2018-11-01 23:22:41
How to recycle half used toiletries (42 comments)
I have used conditioner for final Prince of hand washed clothes before now. Works fine. Just don’t use too much. […]

Janet Holttum
2018-09-05 22:41:24
When two rights can make a wrong (4 comments)
Sometimes you can cut the edges off and free the paper to at least recycle that but this depends on the laminater. […]

2018-08-21 12:56:58
5 ways to recycle spectacles (19 comments)
Can polerized bifocal lenses be made into progressive lenses? […]

2018-08-08 14:24:03
11 ways to reuse and recycle wine corks (43 comments)
In the uk recorked will recycle them for you https://recorkeduk.org/ […]

2018-08-02 07:55:03
How To Deal With Fly Tipping (4 comments)
Hi Hugh, that sounds a terrible situation. I hope some resolution is on the horizon because it’s causing untold damage to the environment and householders, who assume they are doing the right thing, are being taken for a ride. […]

Mrs Green
2018-08-01 12:23:31
Receipts, recycling and BPA (10 comments)
Wouldn’t burning receipts be bad because of the chemicals… because you then run the risk of inhaling the chemicals.

I am trying to go zero waste and I too, am trying to find a solution of what to do with receipts. Hope someone can give me some i […]

Jacqueline Fidone
2018-07-21 23:53:58
Compost awareness week and how to tame slimy compost! (32 comments)
Hi Jay, I would guess it’s just where the water has dripped down into the bottom from things like veg and fruit peelings or grass and that because it’s at the bottom you’ve not been able to get into that part to turn it properly, so it’s just stagnat […]

Mrs Green
2018-07-18 08:22:32
Save your cardboard toilet roll inners and grow carrots! (13 comments)
Loved your story..lol
Not so much for the school’s excuse on why not to use them..to supposedly protect us from germs…so stupid!!! LOL We used them when we were kids and we’re still around, they’ll use anything for an excuse to complain about.. […]

2018-07-16 15:40:31
5 ways you can move house without creating landfill waste (1 comments)
What a great post! Moving house can be an overwhelming process and people often end up chucking loads of things out to speed up the process. But, if you’re organised, you can have a much more environmentally friendly move. Donating to charity is a re […]

2018-07-15 10:55:42
Five ways students can go zero waste (2 comments)
It’s incredible isn’t it? I just saw your ten year anniversary post and commented. What fun to think we’ve been blogging a decade! […]

Mrs Green
2018-07-05 07:23:59
Five ways to set up a zero waste kitchen (1 comments)
I love this site as i pick up tips we try not to have much food waste and with a hungry guineapig to feed we don’t end up with much waste keep up the good work […]

Penny Thompson
2018-06-30 08:35:32

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