Zero Waste Week 2018 : 3rd - 7th September

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Rachelle Strauss has promoted the zero waste message with passion and enthusiasm for over ten years. You're in good hands.

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Rachelle powerfully communicates practical ways in which individuals and businesses can live and work more sustainably. She has a really engaging way of teaching about waste and what to do with all elements that just don’t fit in with the recycling box rules.

From: Resource Magazine. Rachelle Strauss - Zero Waste Week voted Number One in 2015 'Hot 100'

Zero Waste Week has arrived!

Zero Waste Week takes place the first full week of September. During the week you'll get daily emails filled with tips and tricks to help you save money, reduce waste and protect the environment.









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January 5, 2019
7 ways to store meat in the freezer without single use plastic

7 ways to store meat in the freezer without using single-use plastic and clingfilm

I had an email from Tim who wants help storing chicken in the freezer without using clingfilm. He wrote “Please can you provide an alternative to […]
January 6, 2019
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Make 2019 YOUR year to be a waste warrior!

Brand new for 2019 A course to help you waste less stuff, preserve resources and save money. Happy 2019! Have you made a New Year’s resolution […]
December 18, 2018
Seven Zero Waste ways to find the perfect Christmas outfit

7 (Zero Waste) Ways to Find the Perfect Christmas Outfit

]The average person gets invited to several Christmas parties each year. With magazines, models, marketing and the media telling us we need to wear something different […]
December 4, 2018
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The twelve days of waste-less giving – infographic

My last couple of posts on reducing waste when giving gifts this Christmas has struck a chord with many of you, who are asking for more […]
December 2, 2018
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5 simple ways to have a less wasteful Christmas

There aren’t many days left until Christmas and many of the discussions on my Facebook group are about saying ‘I love you’ to the environment as […]
October 31, 2018
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The secret to giving the gift of a zero waste Christmas

  Ah, that time again – the shelves in the shops are filled with chocolates, gifts and cards, ready for Christmas. Or, as is the case […]
September 7, 2018
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I am not a poster boy for Zero Waste

For the final post in our ‘Dudes against Destruction’ series, Carl tells us why he isn’t a poster boy for zero Waste and more about his […]
September 6, 2018
Christopher Nicastro - the sustainable guy - writer for zero waste week

5 Tips to Living Sustainably

Continuing with our Dudes against Destruction series, Chris aka, The Sustainable Guy, shares his top 5 tips for living sustainably. Here’s Chris:
September 7, 2018

Local Authorities promoting Zero Waste Week

There are over 80 local authorities signed up to the Zero Waste Week mailing list. Here’s how some of them promoted the campaign to their residents: […]
August 22, 2018
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Dudes Against Destruction – It’s Cool To Care

Is it just me, or have you noticed that it’s generally women who are ‘more involved’ with sustainable issues? I’ve certainly noticed that women are more […]
September 4, 2018
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10 ways teens can reduce their single-use plastics

Recently, I’ve had several teens writing to me, asking what they can do to reduce their single-use plastic. When I heard that 17 year old Alyssa […]
September 5, 2018
Kevin Blackledge author for zero waste week

The “wonky” food thing is a start but I believe they played a part in creating what a “perfect” carrot was.

Continuing our ‘Dudes against Destruction’ series, Kevin shares why he hates waste so much: So I hate waste, any kind of waste, food, plastic, electronics anything […]

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