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Case Studies

Please browse our featured case studies highlighting how Zero Waste Week can help businesses, schools and organisations take practical steps to save money, reduce waste and protect the environment.


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Inspiring future generations at Wellington College

Anna visited 600 school students and engaged them with her Recyclometer to help them discover the wonderful world of recycling!

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Year 5s enjoying their green curriculum

Anna visited Henry Cavendish Primary School in Balham to hold an assembly, organise a waste audit and spend time with each Year 5 class playing games based on her book.

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The Dustbin Diet at Henry Box School

60 students from the Henry Box School in Witney took part in the Dustbin Diet as part of their geography curriculum.

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A Dustbin Diet course at Marlborough School

Anna held the Dustbin Diet course at Marlborough school, Woodstock, with around a hundred and eighty Year 8 students. The students ended up creating their own version of ‘101 ways to live cleaner and greener for free’ to sell at the school.

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Working with Colgate to improve future products

Colgate needed dynamic experts to help them come up with a winning product idea. Anna’s role was to push the thinking further, act as a sounding board and provide insight and constructive feedback.

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Cars, Bras and Brassicas – a story about habits and waste

Anna was approached to speak at the Abingdon Mahwe group for a thoughtful talk and discussion about how we can adopt more helpful habits to reduce our impact on our planet.

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Helping Oxfordshire residents get the most out of their Christmas turkey

Oxfordshire County Council asked for our help with running a campaign to encourage Oxford residents make the most of their food over Christmas.

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Surrey Police Make a Fantastic Reduction in Plastic Waste

Surrey Police needed display materials and information for a waste awareness event at their HQ canteen. Their waste contractor and catering suppliers were attending the event, along with 500 staff.

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Inspiring a reduction in landfill waste at the Wellbeing Farm

The Wellbeing Farm reduced their black bin use from 6 black sacks in a weekend to half a bag during Zero Waste Week.


Family in Gloucester reduce their waste from 12.5kgs to 800gms in a fortnight!

Read more about how a family of six, living in a small house with a limited income managed to dramatically reduce their landfill waste.