Tag: food packaging

Mrs Green’s six stories on Sunday

Filed in Blog by on June 21, 2009 4 Comments
Mrs Green’s six stories on Sunday

From fire escape gardening to reusing glass jars – a roundup of great green stories

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Food waste Friday and weekly weigh in; year 1, week 3

Filed in Blog by on June 19, 2009 9 Comments
Food waste Friday and weekly weigh in; year 1, week 3

How much food waste and landfill have the Green’s created this week?

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Benn sends packaging waste packing

Filed in Waste News by on June 11, 2009 4 Comments
Benn sends packaging waste packing

Could the Uk become zero waste within a decade?

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Hilary Benn’s ‘War against Waste’

Filed in Waste News by on June 9, 2009 7 Comments
Hilary Benn’s ‘War against Waste’

Hilary Benn’s ‘War against Waste’

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Our first home grown harvest

Filed in Blog by on May 21, 2009 24 Comments
Our first home grown harvest

We’ve been growing our own food this year – find out what Little Miss Green has been harvesting already!

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Reduce plastic food containers and packaging

Filed in Reduce by on May 15, 2009 18 Comments
Reduce plastic food containers and packaging

Many zero waste enthusiasts take their own reusable containers, along with their reusable shopping bags, when they go shopping! We use them at the butchers, deli counter, fish market and anywhere else where you can buy loose items. Instead of a butcher double wrapping your purchases in plastic sheets and then putting them in a […]

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Plastic happens to all of us

Filed in Blog by on April 3, 2009 13 Comments
Plastic happens to all of us

See, even hardened zero wasters fall into the plastic trap every now and then. Last week, the cat had her tongue hanging out from lack of food and Little Miss Green had a bacon craving. That was fine, except that the craving was announced 5 minutes before the butcher closed and we were already in […]

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Tetrapak recycling in Cornwall

Filed in Blog by on March 30, 2009 32 Comments
Tetrapak recycling in Cornwall

One of our lovely readers, Carole Blake has been busy chasing up her local council in Cornwall about tetrapak recycling. She hasn’t been able to find anywhere to responsibly dispose of her pesky tetrapaks so decided to write to her council and ask them why there is a lack of tetrapak recycling facilities in her […]

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