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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  • Ditch plastic carrier bags
  • Pack a zero waste lunch
  • Recycle your Tetra Pak cartons
  • Take clothes to a textile bank
  • Shop naked!
  • Declutter without landfill
  • Reduce food waste
  • Repair something
  • Spread the word!

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Latest Zero Hero Pledges

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Louise from London pledges to " use up left over food in new and tasty ways, rather than throw food away"

Louise from London pledges to " use up left over food in new and tasty ways, rather than throw…

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Louise from London pledges to " use up left over food in new and tasty ways, rather than throw…
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7 hours agoLouise from London pledges to " use up left over food in new and tasty ways, rather than throw…
Charley from Plymouth pledges to "Stop using plastic carrier bags"

Charley from Plymouth pledges to "Stop using plastic carrier bags"

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Charley from Plymouth pledges to "Stop using plastic carrier bags"
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8 hours agoCharley from Plymouth pledges to "Stop using plastic carrier bags"
Michelle from California pledges to "Do more composting"

Michelle from California pledges to "Do more composting"

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Michelle from California pledges to "Do more composting"
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8 hours agoMichelle from California pledges to "Do more composting"
Emma from London pledges to "Try to buy food without packaging wherever possible"

Emma from London pledges to "Try to buy food without packaging wherever possible"

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Emma from London pledges to "Try to buy food without packaging wherever possible"
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10 hours agoEmma from London pledges to "Try to buy food without packaging wherever possible"
Isabelle from Leighton buzzard pledges to "reuse fabrics,button,making jam and chutney with last of fruits/vegs"

Isabelle from Leighton buzzard pledges to "reuse fabrics,button,making jam and chutney with las…

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Isabelle from Leighton buzzard pledges to "reuse fabrics,button,making jam and chutney with las…
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10 hours agoIsabelle from Leighton buzzard pledges to "reuse fabrics,button,making jam and chutney with las…
Joella from The USA pledges to "Pay attention to pay attention to everything she buys"

Joella from The USA pledges to "Pay attention to pay attention to everything she buys"

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Joella from The USA pledges to "Pay attention to pay attention to everything she buys"
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10 hours agoJoella from The USA pledges to "Pay attention to pay attention to everything she buys"
Clair from Swindon has pledged to "Reduce food waste"

Clair from Swindon has pledged to "Reduce food waste"

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Clair from Swindon has pledged to "Reduce food waste"
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11 hours agoClair from Swindon has pledged to "Reduce food waste"
Kirsty has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 2014

Kirsty has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 2014

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Kirsty has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 2014
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11 hours agoKirsty has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 2014
Nuno from London has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 20114

Nuno from London has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 20114

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Nuno from London has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 20114
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11 hours agoNuno from London has pledged to take part in National Zero Waste Week 20114
Louise from the UK pledges to "recycle more"

Louise from the UK pledges to "recycle more"

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Louise from the UK pledges to "recycle more"
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11 hours agoLouise from the UK pledges to "recycle more"
Alaine from Canberra has pledged to "Print less and read online"

Alaine from Canberra has pledged to "Print less and read online"

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Alaine from Canberra has pledged to "Print less and read online"
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11 hours agoAlaine from Canberra has pledged to "Print less and read online"
Mel from Nottingham pledges to "Use reusable nappy liners"

Mel from Nottingham pledges to "Use reusable nappy liners"

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Mel from Nottingham pledges to "Use reusable nappy liners"
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11 hours agoMel from Nottingham pledges to "Use reusable nappy liners"
Susan from Cheltenham has pledged to "find mores things to recycle"

Susan from Cheltenham has pledged to "find mores things to recycle"

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Susan from Cheltenham has pledged to "find mores things to recycle"
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11 hours agoSusan from Cheltenham has pledged to "find mores things to recycle"
Kay from Nottingham has pledged to "Think before throwing something into the bin"

Kay from Nottingham has pledged to "Think before throwing something into the bin"

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Kay from Nottingham has pledged to "Think before throwing something into the bin"
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11 hours agoKay from Nottingham has pledged to "Think before throwing something into the bin"
Amanda from the UK pledges to "Use a KeepCup at work all week"

Amanda from the UK pledges to "Use a KeepCup at work all week"

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Amanda from the UK pledges to "Use a KeepCup at work all week"
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11 hours agoAmanda from the UK pledges to "Use a KeepCup at work all week"
George from London says "I will reduce my waste!"

George from London says "I will reduce my waste!"

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George from London says "I will reduce my waste!"
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11 hours agoGeorge from London says "I will reduce my waste!"
Rachel from Bristol pledges to "avoid getting any plastic bags"

Rachel from Bristol pledges to "avoid getting any plastic bags"

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Rachel from Bristol pledges to "avoid getting any plastic bags"
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11 hours agoRachel from Bristol pledges to "avoid getting any plastic bags"
Erika from Shropshire has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014

Erika from Shropshire has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014

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Erika from Shropshire has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014
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11 hours agoErika from Shropshire has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014
Pamela has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014

Pamela has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014

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Pamela has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014
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16 hours agoPamela has pledged to take part in Zero Waste Week 2014
Debbie from Illinois has pledged to "use up, recycle, and throw away as little as possible"

Debbie from Illinois has pledged to "use up, recycle, and throw away as little as possible"…

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Debbie from Illinois has pledged to "use up, recycle, and throw away as little as possible"…
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16 hours agoDebbie from Illinois has pledged to "use up, recycle, and throw away as little as possible"…
Joy from Birmingham has pledged " Not to buy prepacked fruit and veg."

Joy from Birmingham has pledged " Not to buy prepacked fruit and veg."

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Joy from Birmingham has pledged " Not to buy prepacked fruit and veg."
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16 hours agoJoy from Birmingham has pledged " Not to buy prepacked fruit and veg."
Claire from Switzerland says "I pledge not to print anything during Zero Waste Week to reduce my paper consumption."

Claire from Switzerland says "I pledge not to print anything during Zero Waste Week to reduce m…

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Claire from Switzerland says "I pledge not to print anything during Zero Waste Week to reduce m…
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16 hours agoClaire from Switzerland says "I pledge not to print anything during Zero Waste Week to reduce m…
Kate from Steam Mills has pledged "To not use any plastic bags or disposable nappies"

Kate from Steam Mills has pledged "To not use any plastic bags or disposable nappies"

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Kate from Steam Mills has pledged "To not use any plastic bags or disposable nappies"
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16 hours agoKate from Steam Mills has pledged "To not use any plastic bags or disposable nappies"
Karl from Rhode Island, USA has pledged to "Stop using plastic shopping bags. Bring clothes to repurposing center"

Karl from Rhode Island, USA has pledged to "Stop using plastic shopping bags. Bring clothes to…

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Karl from Rhode Island, USA has pledged to "Stop using plastic shopping bags. Bring clothes to…
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16 hours agoKarl from Rhode Island, USA has pledged to "Stop using plastic shopping bags. Bring clothes to…
Don from Minneapolis, MN has pledged to "Reduce food waste"

Don from Minneapolis, MN has pledged to "Reduce food waste"

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Don from Minneapolis, MN has pledged to "Reduce food waste"
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16 hours agoDon from Minneapolis, MN has pledged to "Reduce food waste"


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