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September 4, 2018
Alyssa Carrington writer for Zero Waste Week campaign

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 […]
September 4, 2018
zero waste week author richard strauss

I was Crusoe, the world was my desert island and I could do anything – without Amazon or eBay…

Continuing our series of giving the Zero Waste men in our lives a platform to share their stories, here’s Richard; today’s Dudes against Destruction!
August 20, 2018
zero waste week waste audit

Two weeks to go – download your free waste audit sheet today

There are just two weeks before the eleventh Zero Waste Week campaign begins. You know what that means?
September 3, 2018
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I’m a guy and I care too!

I met Chris on my Facebook Group. Clearly passionate and committed to the Zero Waste movement, I was struck by how few men there seem to […]
September 3, 2018
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An exciting announcement to launch the eleventh Zero Waste Week campaign!

At last I can share my good news with you all. I’ve been sworn to secrecy for three weeks now and I can tell you, I’ve […]
August 20, 2018
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Is Climate Change a man-made problem with a Feminist Solution?

Have you heard of the Mothers of Invention Podcast? When a journalist contacts you and writes “I’m producing an independent podcast about women who are tackling […]
August 6, 2018
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How YOU Can Help The Zero Waste Week Campaign

I’m often asked what you can do to help promote and support Zero Waste Week. Last year the hashtag trended for two days, reached 56 million […]
August 6, 2018
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Zero Waste Week 2018 events

Here are some of the events taking place during September to celebrate Zero Waste Week!
July 26, 2018

How to recycle clothes

I don’t know about you, but clothes seem to breed in our home! I love the idea of a capsule wardrobe, but with temperatures ranging from […]