How Adopting the Five Rs can Save you Money!

plastic waste for recycling

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…

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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 …

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When is Zero Waste Week 2021?

My inbox is already being inundated with requests for details of Zero Waste Week 2021. People want to know when it is, how to take part, what the theme is and what resources are available. In this post I’m going to outline all the FAQs so that you can find what you need and I’ll…

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Get 15% off Plastic Free shopping with Planet Organic

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[Planet Organic are offering 15% off their entire range throughout May. All you have to do is click here and use the code GREEN15] One of the number one questions I get asked about is how to shop without acquiring plastic. So many followers of this site are doing brilliant things to reduce their landfill…

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Five ways a Zero Waste Lifestyle is a Mindful One

zero waste shopping

I was talking to a friend this week (yep, a real friend, in real life, sitting in my garden, enjoying a socially distanced cup of tea!) and we started talking about my Zero Waste journey. He commented on how ‘mindful’ I was. That word stopped me in my tracks and made me consider that yes,…

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Serendipity Fig Roles

This is a blog post I wrote in 2013 following what I think was my first Zero Waste Week food waste audit. It came to mind today as a result of a Zero Food Waste Heroes course that I’m running over the next four weeks. I invited my Zero Food Waste Hero participants to start…

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