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Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Five

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

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…

Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Three

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…

Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day Two

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,…

Zero Waste Week 2021 – Day One

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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6 Tips For A Zero Waste Business

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  

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

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!

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…

World Refill Day – 16th July

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 …