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There are just two weeks before the eleventh Zero Waste Week campaign begins. You know what that means?
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 impressions and participants from 76 countries signed up.
Here are some of the events taking place during September to celebrate Zero Waste Week!
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 -5 in the winter, to +30 in the summer, it’s just not feasible.
Susan wrote to me with an interesting conundrum. She wrote:
The statistics surrounding plastic pollution are alarming. Read 14 ways plastic is harming us and the environment to discover shocking facts about the effects of plastics on wildlife, humans and the planet at large. But that doesn’t stop us wanting to do our bit.
The Smart Cara seems to be creating quite a buzz in the Zero Waste community! In case you missed it, you can read my Smart Cara review here. And if you’re wondering what on earth it is, it’s a “State of the art solution to the food waste problem”.
I usually focus on the positive, but last week we talked about 14 ways our over-use of plastic was killing us and the environment. After all, knowledge can help motivate us to take positive actions.
According to GreenPeace, we’ve produced 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since the 1950s. Of that staggering total, just 9% was recycled. The remaining 79% has ended up in landfills or the natural environment, including our oceans.
Cupid will soon be firing his bow on us again. According to the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day Consumer Spending Survey, the top three gifts people will buy for their loved ones are chocolates, jewellery or flowers.
Since 2002, Resource Magazine have been celebrating the biggest influencers in the waste and resources industry. What I love about this award is it’s not just the celebrities or the rich and famous who are nominated. Bloggers, campaigners and tireless community activists are all recognised for the difference they bring to making the world a…