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March 24, 2017
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The Smart Cara review – is it the solution to food waste?

The Smart Cara is described as the ‘State of the art solution to the food waste problem’. It sounds too good to be true, right?
March 20, 2017
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23 delicious ways to use up sweet potatoes!

This week I had four sweet potatoes in my veg box. I kept leaving them in favour of more regular foods, but the time came when […]
March 9, 2017
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I’m an Eco trailblazer!

What do a couple of painters and decorators, a traveller, an experience host and me have in common? Well according to Prima Magazine, we’re five women […]
February 24, 2017
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16 delicious ways to use up Brussel sprouts!

Over on Twitter, Jessica sent out a plea for ideas to use up Brussel sprouts:
February 9, 2017
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Is the Smart Cara the answer to food waste?

One of the most frequent topics I’m asked about is composting food waste; in particular cooked food. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t waste any food. […]
January 17, 2017
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Five ways to recycle and reuse wooden products

Tammy emailed me this week. She wrote: “I would like to know about how to dispose of wood related items if I’m not going to reuse […]
January 14, 2017
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Is it possible to have a zero waste personal care routine?

Throughout my teens and twenties I dread to think how many personal care products I used. Every day, I would get up three hours before school […]
December 1, 2016
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Make a difference to the world in less than three minutes

How would it feel to make a positive difference in the world, right now? Sometimes the problems we’re facing can feel so overwhelming, we don’t know […]
January 1, 2017
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11 ways to stick to a zero waste lifestyle

New Year’s Resolutions can be so hard to stick to. You begin with the best of intentions, but by January 10th, they’re a distant memory and […]
October 28, 2016
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Imagine… 26 ways to a zero waste world

John Lennon invited us to “imagine all the people living life in peace.” This week I invited the participants of our Facebook group to imagine they […]