Anne Caroline Jenkin is a Conservative member of the House of Lords. She was created a life peer in January 2011 as Baroness Jenkin of Kennington, of Hatfield Peverel in the County of Essex, and was introduced in the House of Lords on 27 January 2011, where she sits on the Conservative benches. She is an anti waste campaigner.
Big Green Event
The Big Green Event Expo 2017 is the largest event of its type in the region, attracting visitors from across the UK. 9.30am to 4.30pm FREE Entry & Parking. Discover hundreds of the latest products, technologies and services on offer. Tour the Electic/Hybrid Vehicle Arena and book our free LearnZone sessions with Keynote Speakers, Workshops and Presentations.
Bulk & Co.
Bulk and Co encourage less packaging and are passionate about 'unpackaged' goods. They sell reusable products that help encourage the bulk concept - where you buy what you need in reusable containers. From scoop bins to stainless steel oil containers, Bulk & Co sell everything stores need for eco-friendly retail solutions.
Earth Food Love
Richard and Nicola run the UK’s only zero waste shop. They sell over 200 organic products without the packaging. Their self-weighing scale system allows you to take any container to be filled (with no minimum amount required). Shopping this way eliminates disposable plastic and food waste.
Earthwise Girls is the go-to UK specialist for reusable menstrual products. With the average menstruator getting through 15,000 single use products in their lifetime, going reusable makes a big impact. You’ll also find a range of other reusable and plastic free items like straws, toothbrushes, soapnuts, coffee cups and bags.
Suppliers of recycled paper, card and packaging for over 25 years, eco-craft have just expanded their range of biodegradable ‘corn starch derived’ clear bags with the addition of true cellulose (cellophane) bags suitable for food use. All manufactured in the UK and available from www.eco-craft.co.uk
Friends Of The Earth
For more than 40 years Friends of the Earth have seen things differently. They know the earth is our home, so wrecking it doesn’t make sense and the wellbeing of people and planet go hand in hand. This is the inspiration behind their many campaigns from the Household Waste Recycling Act to winning the world’s first climate change law.
Fundraising Stamps offer fundraising groups and their supporters a simple, no cost, recycling opportunity to help them raise funds, by buying the stamps that they collect from their post. Groups are supported with FREE post envelopes, tailored posters and recycling bins. They are also a one-stop fundraising solution for anything collectable.
Go Real is an award winning social enterprise delivering clear, independent and easy to understand information about reusable nappies and menstrual products. They are the go to place for families, local authorities and health professionals. They host Real Nappy Week and Reusable Menstrual Products Week.
Green Parent Magazine
The Green Parent is the UK’s leading green lifestyle and natural parenting magazine. It covers topics from attachment parenting to home-education and alternative medicine. Each issue features regular columns on Organic Gardening, Seasonal Food and Drink, Green Travel and ethical fashion
In 2014 The Guardian ran their ‘Live Better’ challenge for seven months encouraging us to swap ideas and tips about saving water, wasting less food and recycling. We were featured as their very first Sustainable blogger of the week, took part in their ‘ask the expert’ series on reducing waste and they featured Zero Waste Week.
The team at Haw Wood Farm campsite are passionate about the environment. Their water is heated by biomass, they provide recycled toilet paper and campers are encouraged to recycle by using segregated bins.They do not sell bottled water and will not give out plastic bags so go prepared with your own reusable ones!
Investors in the Environment (iiE) is a nationwide environmental accreditation scheme. It is designed to help businesses save money and the environment by improving their energy efficiency and reducing their environmental impact. They provide help, support, promotion and networking to make your business greener.
JUNO promotes a natural approach to family life that inspires and supports parents as they journey through the challenges of parenting. We have an ethos based on conscious parenting, sustainability, social justice, non-violence and a commitment to personal growth and spiritual awareness.
Kerry Mc Carthy MP
Kerry McCarthy was elected as the Labour Member of Parliament for Bristol East in May 2005. Kerry is a Patron of FoodCycle and is working to ensure that the pressing issues of food poverty and food waste are on the political agenda, having introduced a Food Waste Bill in 2012
Laura Zabo provides a solution to scrap tyres by repurposing them into high-quality fashion accessories such as beautiful belts, jewellery, dog leads, guitar straps and flip flops. All ZABO products are 100% sustainable, vegan and eco-friendly, handmade in London. Not only that but Laura offers a take back scheme to close the loop.
Little Urban Greenie
The Little Urban Greenie website is about helping people find small steps to reduce plastic and waste on any budget with small children. The website features a comprehensive Zero Waste Marketplace where various zero waste products are linked, including reusable bags and a cookbook on eating local.
Love Food Hate Waste
Love Food Hate Waste aims to raise awareness of the need to reduce food waste and help us take action. It shows that by doing some easy practical everyday things in the home we can all waste less food, which will ultimately benefit our purses and the environment too. You’ll find fabulous recipes, advice on food storage and learn about proper portion sizes
Made Good was established with the aim of offering an alternative to mass-produced, unsustainable and poor quality goods which have come to dominate our lives; and are destroying the environment. They sell plastic-free products that are beautiful, fit for purpose and made to last. Buy less, buy better!
Mosami works with talented British designers to create unique and timeless jewellery. Their silver is either Fairtrade or recycled. Using recycled silver means that they use the planet's resources mindfully, re-using a material that is infinitely re-usable and reducing the need for environmentally destructive mining practice.
Morsbags are free upcycled reusable cloth bags made by volunteers worldwide out of recycled donated fabric. 250,000 have been given away as alternatives to a potential 130 million plastic bags. Please help yourself to the free pattern on www.morsbags.com to get involved and make a difference!
Natural Spa Supplies
Natural Spa Supplies source and provide the most effective, natural and quite often the most historic washing and cleaning products. All their products have minimal environmental impact and most of their packaging is biodegradable or recyclable. Check out their range of plastic free toothbrushes, deodorant, soapnuts, clays and oils.
Nom Nom Kids
Nom Nom Kids create reusable food pouches and snack bags for weaning babies, toddlers and school kids. Designed as a more eco-friendly alternative to commercial baby food pouches, smoothie pouches and squeezy yogurts. Their products are BPA free, freezer safe and dishwasher safe. Each pouch can save 50 pouches from landfill.
No Serial Number
No Serial Number Magazine is an eclectic publication that supports the environmental craft movement in all its different forms. The magazine has a Zero Waste Section that tells stories behind zero waste enterprises and initiatives and explores how crafting everyday objects (instead of buying) can help us reduce waste.
Permaculture - practical solutions beyond sustainability - is a bestselling international environmental magazine. Published quarterly, its 88 pages are packed with inspiring articles written by leading experts alongside the readers' own tips and solutions. Learn about organic gardening, renewable technology, sustainable agriculture and more.
Plastic Free July
Plastic Free July is a simple idea developed in 2011. It aims to raise awareness of the amount of plastic in our lives by encouraging people to eliminate the use of single-use plastic during July each year. Open to everyone across the globe, sign up now to take the pledge and make a difference!
Pure Planet Recycling is a modern recycling company, established in 2007 to recycle WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment). They have a reputation for great service at a great price. Director Phil describes himself as an "active blogger and promoter of all things eco". His company won Green Business Of The Year 2011.
Resource Media is a publishing and communications company with environmental objectives, based in Bristol. Known for their innovative approach, they’ve built their reputation in the waste and recycling industry. Their in-house magazine, Resource, champions forward-thinking for this sector
Smart Cara is an award winning revolutionary product for food waste disposal. Suitable for use in homes, schools and offices, the Smart Cara is the number one selling foood waste disposal unit in Korea and is now available in Europe. It dries foods to 1/10th of the original mass in a few hours which can then be used as a soil enhancer.
The Rubbish Diet
Karen Cannard, mother of 2,from Bury St Edmunds took part in her county’s zero waste challenge in 2008. By the end of an 8 week trial she threw away only one plaster! 5 years on, she’s launched the Rubbish Diet across the country thanks to getting through to the finals of think-tank Nesta’s national waste reduction challenge.
Waste Less Live More
Waste less, Live more Week brings together people from the UK to take part in activity which is good for people and the environment. The week takes place September every year, and encourages us to rethink how we live and make changes to reduce our environmental impact, while improving health and happiness.
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Trended on Twitter
#ZeroWasteWeek trended on twitter during 2015
Submitted for Early Day Motion in Houses Of Parliament
Reaching 35 million
In 2015 we had a global reach of 35 million