Zero Waste starts by refusing things. Whatever you still have and use you should reduce to save resources. Substitute disposables for reusable options, and recycle things. Separate what little rubbish you have left and make sure to recycle. Compost what’s left and let it rot.

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Zero Waste Week Blogging Ambassador

I’m so excited to say that I am one of this year’s  Zero Waste Week’s Blogging Ambassadors.

I’m not a zealous environmentalist, and I’m certainly not perfect when it comes to living a Zero Waste lifestyle.  However, I do have an awareness and passion for working towards a Zero Waste Lifestyle and I’m so pleased to add my voice to the campaign.

I’m happy that any small change is a change for the better and some people will do more than others and that should be totally acceptable.

The campaign is primarily an online social media campaign, which has grown significantly since it started back in 2008.

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Blog Posts

Zero Waste Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Zero Waste Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Mother's Day has become very commercialised over recent years with around 141 million cards being bought in the ...
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Zero Waste Living Interview

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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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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recycle

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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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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Zero Waste Blogs

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

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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plastic free christmas crackers

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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Zero Waste Oral Care

Zero Waste Oral Care

In my Blog about Easy Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps I touched on some swaps for Zero Waste Oral Care but ...
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Zero Waste Friendly Christmas Wrapping

Zero Waste Friendly Christmas Wrapping

I love Christmas and I love choosing presents to give to friends and family. Part of the fun is spending ...
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Zero Waste Gift Guide

Zero Waste Gift Guide for Christmas

why a zero waste gift guide It’s almost time to start thinking about Christmas. I have to say I love ...
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TMG Zero Waste Shop

Why I Decided To Set Up My Own Online Zero Waste Shop

It all started with blogging In December last year (2017) I decided to retire from Transport for London. I loved ...
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Natural Homemade Cleaning Recipes

5 Favourite Natural Homemade Cleaning Recipes You Need

Every Little Helps Making your own Natural Homemade Cleaning Recipes is a great way to start reducing plastic waste in ...
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Zero Waste Plastic Free

Is Zero Waste and Plastic Free the same thing?

Is Zero Waste and Plastic Free the same thing? So, is Zero Waste and Plastic Free the same thing?  The ...
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shampoo bar

Zero Waste Haircare – All you need to know about using a Shampoo Bar

Switching to Shampoo Bars So, you’ve decided to start your Zero Waste journey and one of the first things you ...
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homemade apple juice

Zero Waste Food, How We Make Fresh Homemade Apple Juice

Homemade Fresh Apple Juice We’re lucky enough to have two large apple trees in our garden.  One is a cooking ...
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Chicken stock

Zero Waste Food, How to Make Chicken Stock

Most Sundays G, Mr G and the boys come around for dinner. It’s lovely to have all the family together ...
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Zero Waste Halloween

How to have a Fun Zero Waste Halloween

Zero waste Halloween Wow where did the Summer go? We’re now well into September and the leaves are starting to ...
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Zero Waste Week 2018

Zero Waste Week 2018 We’re half way through this year’s Zero Waste Week which runs from the 3rd to 7th ...
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Back to school

Back to School Zero Waste Style

How to be More Zero Waste Friendly when shopping for back to school essentials It’s almost time for the kids ...
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Zero Waste Instagram

Three of my favourite UK based Zero Waste Instagram Accounts

Zero Waste Blogging and Social Media I only started my Blogging and Instagram journey just over 6 months ago. When ...
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Zero Waste Party

How to Achieve a Zero Waste Party

Zero Waste Party - Picnic in the Park We live in a small village with a great community spirit and ...
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Zero Waste Only Buy Once

Zero Waste Only Buy Once

Why Only Buy Once ? For some people Zero Waste just means reducing plastic and waste. It's natural to assume ...
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Zero Waste Shops

Zero Waste Shops 5 of my Favourites

What is Zero Waste? This Blog is about 5 of my favourite Zero Waste Shops. But what is Zero Waste? ...
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Zero Waste Online Shops

My Favourite Zero Waste Online Shops

What is Zero Waste? The simple answer: The aim is to send nothing to a landfill. Refuse what you don’t ...
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Zero Waste Gardening

Top Tips for Zero Waste Gardening

Zero Waste Gardening When we think about a Zero Waste journey we don’t always think about Zero Waste Gardening.  The ...
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Zero Waste in the Bedroom

Zero Waste in the Bedroom

Zero Waste in the Bedroom I’ve covered Zero Waste tips for the Kitchen, Bathroom and Baby.  I thought I’d move ...
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Zero Waste Baby

How to Go Zero Waste Baby

Zero Waste Baby I had G back in 1979, I know that’s ages ago.  But when I started thinking what ...
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