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

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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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11 Ways to Tenderise Chicken, Without Using Plastic

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Kelly contacted me last week. She was looking for ways to tenderise chicken without using clingfilm or plastic bags. Kelly said “I currently place chicken breasts between two sheets of plastic and pound it with a mallet.” She was looking for another way to do this job without using Ziploc bags or sheets of plastic,…

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Could you make a pledge with me today?

I came across this article that suggests that we if we all picked up one piece of litter every time we visit our waterways, we could be plastic free in  year. I really liked the video. Seeing people who are absolutely passionate about a cause, makes me feel a bit more normal! Watching all that stuff…

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