Welcome to Zero Waste Week!

Zero Waste Week is the all in one feel good solution to save money, protect the environment and get popular.

In its eighth year, the week runs 7th - 13th September 2015.

This year's theme is 'Reuse' - stop wasting money by saving resources!

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  • Reuse shopping bags
  • Reuse foil for zero waste lunches
  • Reuse jars for storage
  • Take clothes to a textile bank
  • Reuse leftovers as ingredients
  • Offer items on Freecycle, Freegle or Streetbank
  • Reuse blank paper for notes
  • Use a refillable bottle

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Latest Zero Hero Pledges

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Hilary from the UK pledges "Avoid buying any excess packaging and knit old plastic bags into shopping bags "

Hilary from the UK pledges "Avoid buying any excess packaging and knit old plastic bags into sh…

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8 hours agoHilary from the UK pledges "Avoid buying any excess packaging and knit old plastic bags into sh…
Gewitterlbume from Blessington pledges to "Clean the park around my work place "

Gewitterlbume from Blessington pledges to "Clean the park around my work place "

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Gewitterlbume from Blessington pledges to "Clean the park around my work place "
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8 hours agoGewitterlbume from Blessington pledges to "Clean the park around my work place "
Nicola from the UK pledges "try to buy things without plastic packaging"

Nicola from the UK pledges "try to buy things without plastic packaging"

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Nicola from the UK pledges "try to buy things without plastic packaging"
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11 hours agoNicola from the UK pledges "try to buy things without plastic packaging"
Maureen from portsmouth pledges "recycle 90 per cent now so look at other 10per cent. Remember to always have old fashioned shopping bags with me instead of using store carriers. Check food in fridge is used by date "

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Maureen from portsmouth pledges "recycle 90 per cent now so look at other 10per cent. Remember…
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15 hours agoMaureen from portsmouth pledges "recycle 90 per cent now so look at other 10per cent. Remember…
Tatiana from Canada pledges to set up a photographic exibition

Tatiana from Canada pledges to set up a photographic exibition

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Tatiana from Canada pledges to set up a photographic exibition
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15 hours agoTatiana from Canada pledges to set up a photographic exibition
Susan from Doncaster pledges "Shop smart and waste no food "

Susan from Doncaster pledges "Shop smart and waste no food "

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Susan from Doncaster pledges "Shop smart and waste no food "
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15 hours agoSusan from Doncaster pledges "Shop smart and waste no food "
Natasha from Midhurst pledges to 'minimise packaging"

Natasha from Midhurst pledges to 'minimise packaging"

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Natasha from Midhurst pledges to 'minimise packaging"
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15 hours agoNatasha from Midhurst pledges to 'minimise packaging"
Alexandra from the UK pledges "Reduce use of plastic "

Alexandra from the UK pledges "Reduce use of plastic "

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Alexandra from the UK pledges "Reduce use of plastic "
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15 hours agoAlexandra from the UK pledges "Reduce use of plastic "
Billi has signed up to Zero Waste Week!

Billi has signed up to Zero Waste Week!

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Billi has signed up to Zero Waste Week!
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15 hours agoBilli has signed up to Zero Waste Week!
Hannah from the UK has signed up to Zero Waste Week

Hannah from the UK has signed up to Zero Waste Week

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Hannah from the UK has signed up to Zero Waste Week
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15 hours agoHannah from the UK has signed up to Zero Waste Week
Daniel from Wickford pledges "Recycle all food waste. "

Daniel from Wickford pledges "Recycle all food waste. "

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Daniel from Wickford pledges "Recycle all food waste. "
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15 hours agoDaniel from Wickford pledges "Recycle all food waste. "
Simone from Germany has signed up to Zero Waste Week

Simone from Germany has signed up to Zero Waste Week

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Simone from Germany has signed up to Zero Waste Week
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2 days agoSimone from Germany has signed up to Zero Waste Week
Mandy from South Beloit pledges "I would like to not have any food packaging or waste. "

Mandy from South Beloit pledges "I would like to not have any food packaging or waste. "

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Mandy from South Beloit pledges "I would like to not have any food packaging or waste. "
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2 days agoMandy from South Beloit pledges "I would like to not have any food packaging or waste. "
Linda from northumberland pledges "buy reusable bags for weighing fruit and veg "

Linda from northumberland pledges "buy reusable bags for weighing fruit and veg "

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Linda from northumberland pledges "buy reusable bags for weighing fruit and veg "
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2 days agoLinda from northumberland pledges "buy reusable bags for weighing fruit and veg "
Clare from Wales pledges "Reduce single use plastics "

Clare from Wales pledges "Reduce single use plastics "

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Clare from Wales pledges "Reduce single use plastics "
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3 days agoClare from Wales pledges "Reduce single use plastics "
Rebecca from Cornwall pledges "only produce a 1 pint glass of waste in the week "

Rebecca from Cornwall pledges "only produce a 1 pint glass of waste in the week "

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Rebecca from Cornwall pledges "only produce a 1 pint glass of waste in the week "
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3 days agoRebecca from Cornwall pledges "only produce a 1 pint glass of waste in the week "
Anthony from Bottle pledges "I am bulding rased beads for my plants and filling the bottem with wood shavings and chip board which will rot down. And I have planted an old toilet and put in in our frount which is very small and flaged. "

Anthony from Bottle pledges "I am bulding rased beads for my plants and filling the bottem wit…

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Anthony from Bottle pledges "I am bulding rased beads for my plants and filling the bottem wit…
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3 days agoAnthony from Bottle pledges "I am bulding rased beads for my plants and filling the bottem wit…
Vicky from Cambridge pledges "Buy all my fruit and veg loose from the greengrocer "

Vicky from Cambridge pledges "Buy all my fruit and veg loose from the greengrocer "

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Vicky from Cambridge pledges "Buy all my fruit and veg loose from the greengrocer "
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3 days agoVicky from Cambridge pledges "Buy all my fruit and veg loose from the greengrocer "
Ella from Prestwick pledges "Take things to the charity shop "

Ella from Prestwick pledges "Take things to the charity shop "

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Ella from Prestwick pledges "Take things to the charity shop "
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3 days agoElla from Prestwick pledges "Take things to the charity shop "
James from Romford pledges to recycle paper

James from Romford pledges to recycle paper

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James from Romford pledges to recycle paper
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3 days agoJames from Romford pledges to recycle paper
Sharon from Morton USA pledges "Bring my own containers for leftovers if we go out to eat at a restaurant. "

Sharon from Morton USA pledges "Bring my own containers for leftovers if we go out to eat at a…

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Sharon from Morton USA pledges "Bring my own containers for leftovers if we go out to eat at a…
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3 days agoSharon from Morton USA pledges "Bring my own containers for leftovers if we go out to eat at a…
Allison from Greenock pledges "reuse household items and stop throwing food away "

Allison from Greenock pledges "reuse household items and stop throwing food away "

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Allison from Greenock pledges "reuse household items and stop throwing food away "
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3 days agoAllison from Greenock pledges "reuse household items and stop throwing food away "
Jessica from West Halifax USA pledges "I do some things, but I wish to do more! I am going upcycle old clothes into 'new' items and clothes for my daughter. Store and freeze produce from my garden without using plastic. Choose products more carefully - those without plastic or just make my "

Jessica from West Halifax USA pledges "I do some things, but I wish to do more! I am going upcy…

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Jessica from West Halifax USA pledges "I do some things, but I wish to do more! I am going upcy…
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3 days agoJessica from West Halifax USA pledges "I do some things, but I wish to do more! I am going upcy…
West London Waste ask "Why is there a Zero Waste Week" and give idea for pledges of your own

West London Waste ask "Why is there a Zero Waste Week" and give idea for pledges of your o…

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West London Waste ask "Why is there a Zero Waste Week" and give idea for pledges of your o…
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Desta from Bristol pledges "We are defaulting all printers to double sided! "

Desta from Bristol pledges "We are defaulting all printers to double sided! "

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Desta from Bristol pledges "We are defaulting all printers to double sided! "
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4 days agoDesta from Bristol pledges "We are defaulting all printers to double sided! "


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