Zero Waste Week
International Campaign

Zero Waste Week is the annual awareness campaign for reducing landfill.
Helping you save money and preserve resources since 2008.


Make a difference
with small steps

Be part of the solution! Many individuals making small changes add up to a significant positive impact.


Small Business...
or large corporation

You hold the power for significant change. Your workplace is a community where reducing waste is profitable.

Sign up now

Meet your targets
and generate income

Recycling can be profitable. Become a leading Local Authority in waste management.

Sign up now

A great future
is in our hands

What will the next generation inherit? Let's leave a safe and healthy planet filled with people who care.

Sign up now

Pulling together
for positive change

Community groups hold particular local power and influence. Use yours to make the world a better place.

Sign up now

How it works?

3 simple steps

make your pledge

Read the emails
with hints and tips

Join in, have fun
and take action!

Your Bin Meister !

Rachelle Strauss has promoted the zero waste message with passion and enthusiasm for over ten years. You're in good hands.

Find out more

Free resources

we can help you with resources, contacts, fun ideas and ways to make zero waste week a life changing experience.

Coming soon

Rachelle powerfully communicates practical ways in which individuals and businesses can live and work more sustainably. She has a really engaging way of teaching about waste and what to do with all elements that just don’t fit in with the recycling box rules.

From: Resource Magazine. Rachelle Strauss - Zero Waste Week voted Number One in 2015 'Hot 100'

Zero Waste Week has arrived!

Zero Waste Week takes place the first full week of September. During the week you'll get daily emails filled with tips and tricks to help you save money, reduce waste and protect the environment.









Latest News from our blog

September 7, 2016
vegetable chilli recipe from leftover pie by anna pitt

Introducing Leftover Pie – 101 ways to reduce your food waste

We’re half way through Zero Waste Week and you’re making fantastic progress. Today I’m wondering WHY you think we should avoid food waste as much as […]
September 6, 2016
kate arnell eco boost

Top tips for reducing food waste

Are you all having fun this Zero Waste Week! Yay!
September 19, 2016

Fancy a fry up? 15 ways to use up cooked bacon and sausages

I love getting questions from my readers as it’s a great excuse to get the old grey matter finding solutions. But this time it’s MY turn […]
September 18, 2016

What to do with used tissues – without creating landfill waste

Several people have asked me how to dispose of used tissues; after all it’s coming up to the time of year when colds and sniffles are […]
September 7, 2016
zero waste week home made tortillas recipe

Zero Waste Home Made Tortillas!

Little did I realise when I shared a photo on Facebook of my dinner on Tuesday night, the picture would be ‘liked’ over 200 times and […]
September 8, 2016
ruby the rat helping Lisa Boulden PR with zero waste week

Zero Waste Week: A Family Affair

Today I’m sharing a guest post from Lisa, who tells us how Zero Waste Week is, a family affair! Peering tentatively into our family fridge, I’m […]

As featured in

  • trashed zero waste week
  • times newspaper zero waste week
  • the telegraph zero waste week
  • the sun my zero waste
  • the guardian zero waste week
  • tesco magazine zero waste week
  • sunday-express-logo
  • resource magazine zero waste week
  • readers digest logo zero waste week
  • National-Geographic-logo zero waste week
  • la repubblica zero waste week
  • Galileo-Logo
  • der-spiegel zero waste week
  • Daily-Mail-UK
  • bbc breakfast logo zero waste week
  • al-jazeera

Notable Achievements