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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 […]
October 23, 2016
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How to plan a zero waste Halloween

Whether you celebrate or not, Halloween is just around the corner. And even if you don’t take part yourself, you might end up with trick or […]
September 26, 2016
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Zero Waste– 5 ways to convince your Muslim friends to pitch in

Zero Waste Week is open to everyone; after all, waste is everyone’s issue! And the more people who get on board, the better it is for […]
September 19, 2016
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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
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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 […]