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Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Five

By Anna Pitt / September 10, 2021 /

To celebrate the final day of Zero Waste Week 2021, we have a special gift for you. You can enjoy 75% off all our online courses by using the code zerohero when you checkout. View our online courses and enjoy as many discounted courses as you like – the coupon expires 17th September. You don’t…

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Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Four

By Anna Pitt / September 9, 2021 /

Community recommendations Today is all about where we can go for help and inspiration to find ways to reduce our waste. When we want to make changes to our lives or start something new, we generally like to get a few ideas on how to go about it. The whole point of this year’s Zero…

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Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Three

By Anna Pitt / September 8, 2021 /

Time for a little humour… Making changes and learning something new doesn’t always go to plan. But the thing is, don’t let it put you off. When things go awry, the important thing is to take a step back, chill out, learn from your mistakes and move on, isn’t it? How many times have you…

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Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Two

By Anna Pitt / September 7, 2021 /

Starting anything new generally comes with a few teething problems. Can you remember when you first started a new hobby? Okay, so there’s always that person who’s a total natural and seems to do everything perfectly right from the get-go. But most of us have to learn as we go along, make a few mistakes,…

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Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day One

By Anna Pitt / September 6, 2021 /

Welcome to Zero Waste Week 2021! This is the 14th Zero Waste Week campaign. Can you believe it? For those of you who have been here since the start, it’s fantastic to see you again. And for those of you who are new – welcome! It really feels like we’ve moved from being a small…

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World Refill Day – 16th July

By Anna Pitt / June 15, 2021 /

This Wednesday sees the annual #WorldRefillDay campaign, run by City to Sea, who are behind the “Refill” app. City to Sea invited me to add my voice to their campaign and sent me a questionnaire, which I thought I should share here. 10 questions that will unlock the future of the refill revolution this #WorldRefillDay …

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The Global Research and Innovation in Plastics Sustainability Conference (GRIPS)

By Anna Pitt / May 5, 2021 /

You know you’ve met a true ally when your everyday conversations revolve around your most crazy zero waste plans, such as cutting tubes open so that no product is left wasted (my husband’s “finished” hand cream – me / scraping the ends of your teenage daughter’s lip gloss tubes to make your own zero waste…

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Serendipity Fig Roles

By Anna Pitt / January 18, 2021 /

This is a blog post I wrote in 2013 following what I think was my first Zero Waste Week food waste audit. It came to mind today as a result of a Zero Food Waste Heroes course that I’m running over the next four weeks. I invited my Zero Food Waste Hero participants to start…

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Could you make a pledge with me today?

By Anna Pitt / October 29, 2020 /

I came across this article that suggests that we if we all picked up one piece of litter every time we visit our waterways, we could be plastic free in  year. I really liked the video. Seeing people who are absolutely passionate about a cause, makes me feel a bit more normal! Watching all that stuff…

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Keeping our reusables safe

By Anna Pitt / September 30, 2020 /

I’ve been reading an interesting article about the importance of making sure we keep our reusable items clean and safe. Well, in truth, the article was actually a bit of a reusable-bashing session suggesting that consumers (i.e. the public – aka you and me) can’t be trusted to use reusables because they don’t bother or…

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