Welcome to Zero Waste Week!

Zero Waste Week is an opportunity to reduce landfill waste & save money.

In its seventh year, the week runs 1st - 7th September 2014.

The theme is "One More Thing" - what one more thing could YOU do?

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Zero Waste Week is partnered with the Rubbish Diet.

If you’ve done the Rubbish Diet already, Zero Waste Week is your opportunity to practice your skills for a week.

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Claire from Wiltshire has signed up to zero waste week!

Claire from Wiltshire has signed up to zero waste week!

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Claire from Wiltshire has signed up to zero waste week!
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1 week agoClaire from Wiltshire has signed up to zero waste week!
Clare from East Sussex pledges "Only buy food with recyclable packaging "

Clare from East Sussex pledges "Only buy food with recyclable packaging "

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Clare from East Sussex pledges "Only buy food with recyclable packaging "
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1 week agoClare from East Sussex pledges "Only buy food with recyclable packaging "
Kate from London says "I pledge to stop buying packaged goods completely for zero waste week! I usually allow myself the odd snack in non-recyclable wrapping. I also want to help spread the news about Zero Waste Week. "

Kate from London says "I pledge to stop buying packaged goods completely for zero waste week! I…

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Kate from London says "I pledge to stop buying packaged goods completely for zero waste week! I…
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2 weeks agoKate from London says "I pledge to stop buying packaged goods completely for zero waste week! I…
Bethan has signed up for zero waste week!

Bethan has signed up for zero waste week!

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Bethan has signed up for zero waste week!
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2 weeks agoBethan has signed up for zero waste week!
Stephanie from Leeds pledges "I Want to reduce my waste each day or week till I have only one bag a year "

Stephanie from Leeds pledges "I Want to reduce my waste each day or week till I have only one b…

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Stephanie from Leeds pledges "I Want to reduce my waste each day or week till I have only one b…
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2 weeks agoStephanie from Leeds pledges "I Want to reduce my waste each day or week till I have only one b…
Lauren from Oxford and signed up to Zero Waste Week!

Lauren from Oxford and signed up to Zero Waste Week!

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Lauren from Oxford and signed up to Zero Waste Week!
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2 weeks agoLauren from Oxford and signed up to Zero Waste Week!
Susie from Telford pledges "Recycle more plastic - I'm going to collect any bread bags and similar bags and take them to the plastic bag recycling in the supermarket. "

Susie from Telford pledges "Recycle more plastic - I'm going to collect any bread bags and…

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Susie from Telford pledges "Recycle more plastic - I'm going to collect any bread bags and…
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3 weeks agoSusie from Telford pledges "Recycle more plastic - I'm going to collect any bread bags and…
Michal has signed up to zero waste week!

Michal has signed up to zero waste week!

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Michal has signed up to zero waste week!
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3 weeks agoMichal has signed up to zero waste week!
Anne from Selkirk pledges "Spread the word to our church community: reduce, re-use, recycle "

Anne from Selkirk pledges "Spread the word to our church community: reduce, re-use, recycle &qu…

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Anne from Selkirk pledges "Spread the word to our church community: reduce, re-use, recycle &qu…
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3 weeks agoAnne from Selkirk pledges "Spread the word to our church community: reduce, re-use, recycle &qu…
Fiona from Tranent pledges to "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reuse jars, bottles and bags. "

Fiona from Tranent pledges to "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reuse…

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Fiona from Tranent pledges to "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reuse…
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3 weeks agoFiona from Tranent pledges to "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reuse…
Samantha from Edinburgh pledges "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reuse jars, bottles and bags. "

Samantha from Edinburgh pledges "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reu…

3 weeks ago zerowasteweek
Samantha from Edinburgh pledges "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reu…
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3 weeks agoSamantha from Edinburgh pledges "recycle more and purchase less food in plastic containers, reu…
Phil from Manchester pledges "implement zero waste week across a nationwide portfolio of 20 buildings, and to influence 20,000 people "

Phil from Manchester pledges "implement zero waste week across a nationwide portfolio of 20 bui…

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Phil from Manchester pledges "implement zero waste week across a nationwide portfolio of 20 bui…
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3 weeks agoPhil from Manchester pledges "implement zero waste week across a nationwide portfolio of 20 bui…
Litter Kings from Botswana pledge to Recycle more during Zero Waste Week!

Litter Kings from Botswana pledge to Recycle more during Zero Waste Week!

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Litter Kings from Botswana pledge to Recycle more during Zero Waste Week!
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3 weeks agoLitter Kings from Botswana pledge to Recycle more during Zero Waste Week!
Andree from Kingston pledges to "Stop buying mini bottles of yoghurt drink and buy bigger cartons instead. "

Andree from Kingston pledges to "Stop buying mini bottles of yoghurt drink and buy bigger carto…

3 weeks ago zerowasteweek
Andree from Kingston pledges to "Stop buying mini bottles of yoghurt drink and buy bigger carto…
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3 weeks agoAndree from Kingston pledges to "Stop buying mini bottles of yoghurt drink and buy bigger carto…
Leanne pledges to Buy next to no plastic for that week!

Leanne pledges to Buy next to no plastic for that week!

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Leanne pledges to Buy next to no plastic for that week!
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3 weeks agoLeanne pledges to Buy next to no plastic for that week!
Alexia pledges to "Clean out my fridge by making smoothies and soups out of the uglies. "

Alexia pledges to "Clean out my fridge by making smoothies and soups out of the uglies. "

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Alexia pledges to "Clean out my fridge by making smoothies and soups out of the uglies. "
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3 weeks agoAlexia pledges to "Clean out my fridge by making smoothies and soups out of the uglies. "
Indunil from Sri Lanka is holding a Zero Waste exhibition to celebrate zero waste week...

Indunil from Sri Lanka is holding a Zero Waste exhibition to celebrate zero waste week...

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Indunil from Sri Lanka is holding a Zero Waste exhibition to celebrate zero waste week...
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3 weeks agoIndunil from Sri Lanka is holding a Zero Waste exhibition to celebrate zero waste week...
Jane from the New Forest, pledges to buy all fruit and veg loose with no bags or wrappers.Aim to be plastic free all week. Rip and compost all paper

Jane from the New Forest, pledges to buy all fruit and veg loose with no bags or wrappers.Aim to be…

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Jane from the New Forest, pledges to buy all fruit and veg loose with no bags or wrappers.Aim to be…
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3 weeks agoJane from the New Forest, pledges to buy all fruit and veg loose with no bags or wrappers.Aim to be…
Stephanie pledges "to only get stuff with no packaging or packaging I can recycle/compost "

Stephanie pledges "to only get stuff with no packaging or packaging I can recycle/compost "…

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Stephanie pledges "to only get stuff with no packaging or packaging I can recycle/compost "…
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3 weeks agoStephanie pledges "to only get stuff with no packaging or packaging I can recycle/compost "…
Joe from Suffolk pledges to "Find a way to reuse or recycle plastic film "

Joe from Suffolk pledges to "Find a way to reuse or recycle plastic film "

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Joe from Suffolk pledges to "Find a way to reuse or recycle plastic film "
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4 weeks agoJoe from Suffolk pledges to "Find a way to reuse or recycle plastic film "
Becky from Derbyshire says "We are going to log all our waste for a week instead of just chucking it in the bin and then work out a plan to reduce every bit of it. "

Becky from Derbyshire says "We are going to log all our waste for a week instead of just chucki…

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Becky from Derbyshire says "We are going to log all our waste for a week instead of just chucki…
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4 weeks agoBecky from Derbyshire says "We are going to log all our waste for a week instead of just chucki…
Jon from Bristol pledges to "bring home as little as possible packaging with my food purchases "

Jon from Bristol pledges to "bring home as little as possible packaging with my food purchases…

1 month ago zerowasteweek
Jon from Bristol pledges to "bring home as little as possible packaging with my food purchases…
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1 month agoJon from Bristol pledges to "bring home as little as possible packaging with my food purchases…
Katy from Shrewsbury has pledged to never buy any plastic packaging!

Katy from Shrewsbury has pledged to never buy any plastic packaging!

1 month ago zerowasteweek
Katy from Shrewsbury has pledged to never buy any plastic packaging!
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1 month agoKaty from Shrewsbury has pledged to never buy any plastic packaging!
Joanne from Bristol pledges "Not sure yet: ideas include a patch work quilt event in my street, everyone contributing clothes or textiles they no longer want."

Joanne from Bristol pledges "Not sure yet: ideas include a patch work quilt event in my street,…

1 month ago zerowasteweek
Joanne from Bristol pledges "Not sure yet: ideas include a patch work quilt event in my street,…
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1 month agoJoanne from Bristol pledges "Not sure yet: ideas include a patch work quilt event in my street,…
Pam from Canada pledges "Working on reducing packing, etc that comes into the home."

Pam from Canada pledges "Working on reducing packing, etc that comes into the home."

1 month ago zerowasteweek
Pam from Canada pledges "Working on reducing packing, etc that comes into the home."
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1 month agoPam from Canada pledges "Working on reducing packing, etc that comes into the home."


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