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Zero Waste Indonesia Festival 2021 : The First Zero-Waste Online Festival in Indonesia

By Rachelle Strauss / October 1, 2021 /

Anna helps launch the first Zero Waste Indonesia Festival to government members, experts, industry players and public figures, as well as zero waste organisations from several countries.

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Dumfries & Galloway: Towards a lighter environmental impact

By Rachelle Strauss / September 2, 2021 /

Anna was asked to launch “Galloway Footsteps” – a series of 4 online events showing how people living in Galloway could make individual decisions that reduce their environmental impact.

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6 Tips For A Zero Waste Business

By Rachelle Strauss / September 1, 2021 /

Throughout the year, we help businesses and organisations of all sizes reduce their non-recyclable waste, preserve resources and save money. Forward-thinking businesses know it makes sense to reduce environmental impact and that employees and customers are demanding this more and more. According to research, 59% of consumers said they expect companies to make a stand…

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4 Tips For Zero Waste Gardening  

By Rachelle Strauss / August 23, 2021 /

  During lockdown, many people who had once relied on supermarkets for all their food, turned into wannabe gardeners, tending to flowers, herbs and growing some of their own food. This idea is nothing new during a crisis. During World War One, Americans were asked to plant “Victory Gardens” to prevent food shortages. In the…

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The Westminster School (TWS) in Dubai

By Rachelle Strauss / August 23, 2021 /

TWS is the Middle East’s first, and to date only, ‘Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Climate Change Learning’. We spoke at their Green Souq- Sustainable Solutions Conference with other industry experts.

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Two weeks to go before Zero Waste Week 2021 – Grab your Free Printable!

By Rachelle Strauss / August 23, 2021 /

There’s two weeks before the fourteenth Zero Waste Week campaign begins. It’s time to get prepared! And that means, we’re going to take an honest look at any rubbish going into your bin! Without knowing what you’re starting with, you can’t measure your progress throughout Zero Waste Week. Let me ask you something – imagine…

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How Adopting the Five Rs can Save you Money!

By Rachelle Strauss / June 24, 2021 /

Back in the day, we had the three R’s – Reduce, Reuse Recycle. Now there are five in popular mainstream culture – Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot. I think I once came up with about 30, but we’ll stick with just five for today! One of the popular myths about a Zero Waste lifestyle…

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Eight Simple Ways to Reduce your Waste at Home – for beginners.

By Rachelle Strauss / June 10, 2021 /

Reducing the amount of waste your family creates on a daily basis is important for the environment, helps preserve resources and saves you money. If you’re new to the zero waste journey, here are eight simple ways to reduce your waste, without reducing your quality of life. And if you’ve fallen off the bandwagon recently,…

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When is Zero Waste Week 2021?

By Rachelle Strauss / May 11, 2021 /

My inbox is already being inundated with requests for details of Zero Waste Week 2021. People want to know when it is, how to take part, what the theme is and what resources are available. In this post I’m going to outline all the FAQs so that you can find what you need and I’ll…

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Get 15% off Plastic Free shopping with Planet Organic

By Rachelle Strauss / May 5, 2021 /

[Planet Organic are offering 15% off their entire range throughout May. All you have to do is click here and use the code GREEN15] One of the number one questions I get asked about is how to shop without acquiring plastic. So many followers of this site are doing brilliant things to reduce their landfill…

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