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May 7, 2017
how to reduce plastic film waste

How to reduce and recycle plastic film waste

Amy contacted me recently. She’s a real waste warrior and is doing brilliantly with reducing waste but still has a few annoying items left to deal […]
May 7, 2017
how to engage people with the issues surrounding plastic waste zero waste week

How to engage local shops and shoppers about plastic waste

Shirley wrote to me recently. She said “I love you to write about how to engage with your local supermarket/shoppers about how much plastic waste there […]
April 27, 2017
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12 ways to reuse mesh / string produce bags

Kath wrote to me this week, asking about the mesh / string bags, that citrus fruit or onions come in. She wanted to know how harmful […]
April 26, 2017
7 ways to reuse and recycle old plastic phone cards and store cards

7 ways to reuse and recycle old store cards

Beth wrote to me recently with a fantastic query. She said “Do you have any suggestions for reuse or recycling old plastic phone cards and store […]
April 24, 2017
How to reduce the number of plastic bottles you use

How to reduce the number of plastic bottles you use

Gin contacted me with a query on how to reduce the number of plastic bottles you use. She wrote:
April 15, 2017
a plastic planet calling for supermarkets to have a plastic free aisle

Here’s your opportunity to get a plastic free aisle in supermarkets!

It can sometimes feel like we’re living on a plastic planet. And many of us would like to change that.
March 24, 2017
smart cara food waste system zero waste week

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
recipes for sweet potatoes from zero waste week

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
zero waste week in prima magazine

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
9 delicious ways to use up brussel sprouts

16 delicious ways to use up Brussel sprouts!

Over on Twitter, Jessica sent out a plea for ideas to use up Brussel sprouts: