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Zero Waste Living: Interview with Hugo Rut

Zero Waste Living: Interview with Hugo Rut

Hugo Rut Hugo Rut is the founder of Lowly Food an online resource dedicated to helping people understand the carbon ...
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A Few Days At The Headland Hotel & Spa Newquay Cornwall

A Few Days At The Headland Hotel & Spa Newquay Cornwall

The Headland Hotel and Spa In January, after a lovely but very busy Christmas Mr J and I decided we'd ...
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Zero Waste Baby Shower Gifts

The Best Zero Waste Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Zero Waste Baby Shower Do you know where the term "Baby Shower" comes from?  There doesn't seem to be a ...
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Single-Use Plastics

What are Single-Use Plastics

What Are Single-Use Plastics The media is full of stories on how we should all be reducing our use of ...
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How and What to Recycle at Home

Where Does All Our waste Go? According to official Government statistics, the UK produces 200 million tonnes of waste every ...
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5 Highlights of 2018 We Shared With our Grandsons

2018 Highlights 2018 was another busy year and we managed to fit in lots of trips with our Grandsons, when ...
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Zero Waste Valentine's Day

How to Have a Zero Waste Valentine’s Day

How to Have a Zero Waste Valentine's Day No sooner have the Christmas Holidays finished and the shops have started ...
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3 Of My Favourite Zero Waste Blogs I Wrote in 2018

Why Did I Start Blogging About Zero Waste? When I retired in December 2017 and decided to start Blogging I ...
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How to Reduce Food Waste at Christmas

Food Waste In the UK at Christmas we produce a huge amount of food waste. ReFood say that “Wasted Christmas ...
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Sudio Tio In-Ear Earphones

Sudio Tio Wireless In-Ear Earphones We were asked by Sudio to test out a pair of their in-ear earphones a ...
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How to Make Plastic Free Christmas Crackers

I'm really starting to get in the Christmas mood now.  Last weekend we went and chose our Christmas trees although ...
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Twig Star Christmas Decoration

How to Make a Twig Star Christmas Decoration

I love Christmas and I love decorating our house at Christmas.  I haven't actually changed very much with regards to ...
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Hi, I’m Frankie.  I retired last year from a long and happy career in Finance to try something new.  This is my blog (Thoroughly Modern Grandma) about juggling life as a Wife, Mum & Grandma whilst trying to reduce our Waste and be a little kinder to our Planet.

I hope you enjoy reading it and if you want to find out a little bit more about me go to “About

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