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August 15, 2017
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Zero Waste Art from @ecothrifty

Zoe lives in Brighton with her husband and their two children. In 2011, Zoe’s older child was due to start school and her younger was starting […]
July 26, 2017
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How to promote Zero Waste Week in your community

Nadine contacted me about getting her business onboard with Zero Waste Week. She is trying to get the word out for people to stop throwing away […]
May 7, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]