A response from Dairy Crest and do Kallo stock cube wrappers contain plastic?

I recently switched to buying milk in glass bottles from the milkman as it is plastic free, organic, unhomogenised, supermarket free (ish – whether or not Dairy Crest is supermarketesque is another question) and at least British if not local. However I was concerned about whether the farmers were being paid a fair price for
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Plastic Diary days 8 to 13 – no use crying over spilled milk!

I have been known to get emotional over wasted food before (read more here), but this time I managed to keep it together 🙂  This milk got spilled on day 12 of Plastic Free July and is part of a longer milk and now bread related saga…  I started buying milk in glass bottles from
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Plastic diary – Days 4 to 7 of Plastic Free July

My plastic free diary continues.  If you missed days 1 to 3 catch up with them here! Day 4 – Friday Today’s successes: No single use plastics used or thrown away by me today (not counting the hairbrush prong)- yippee! I did a very nearly plastic free shop (except for cucumbers).  I bought salmon from
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Plastic diary – Days 1 to 3 of Plastic Free July

I promised to keep a plastic diary throughout July and here is it – the first few days! (Just as a reminder I have challenged myself to refuse single use plastics associated with me only, but to try to limit them for the rest of the family – read more here) Before I start, I’ve been
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My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 10 – Plastic Free July!!!!

It’s finally here – Plastic Free July and my 10th challenge on My Year of Eco Challenges! Will this be the one that breaks me or will I come out the other side stronger than ever??  It is definitely the hardest challenge I have undertaken so far and that was just the preparation for it!
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Slow fashionistas!

Last months challenge to myself and to anyone else who wanted to join me was to slow down fashion! Some brilliant people joined me in this and I want to say a big thank you to all of them and to tell you how they helped to slow down fashion this month!   My Zero
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Peaking too soon and going in the wrong direction

Plastic Free July is just around the corner and right now I’m feeling particularly unenthusiastic about the whole thing (don’t worry though, I’m writing this blog post to cheer myself up about it, as I will feel better once I’ve written about it 🙂 ) A few weeks ago I was in a totally different
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How did I do it?

Recently I held a zero waste (well very nearly zero) birthday party for my son and if you are interested in finding out exactly how much I chucked in the bin and the challenges I faced you can read more here. I didn’t say how I kept the waste so low in that blog post though,
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