Trees, nature, zero waste week 2017

Are you ready to kick start your journey to less waste?

September is often a time for new beginnings. There is that back to school (or work) feeling after the summer holidays are over. It’s a great time to set new goals and with Zero Waste Week starting on Monday, why not let it kick start you on a journey to less waste! September is also a good
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Zero Waste Week Day 5!

It’s the final day of Zero Waste Week today and so far so good!  There was a very wobbly moment this morning when it looked like my younger son wasn’t going to finish his breakfast, but then he asked for an apple and the rule in our house is that you have to finish what
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 4!

It’s day four of Zero Waste Week and I have to report some food went to waste today dun dun duh! Breakfast was ok – we had the usual porridge and banana with the banana peels going in the compost. A friend dropped off some eggs mid morning – I run a group where we
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 3

It’s day 3 of zero waste week 2016, the theme being food waste this year!  Last night I got invited to host #MondayMoneyUK by Andy from @UKMoneybloggers on Twitter. It was the busiest hour on Twitter I’ve ever experienced, but it was fun – thanks to Andy for organising it! I asked 5 questions along
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Zero Waste Week 2016 Day 2

Trying to keep the kids entertained this morning we cycled to our nearest recycling point to do some textile and shoes recycling! Hardly any food has gone to waste in our house today – woohoo! For breakfast we had soaked oats and bananas and the banana peels got composted. I know there is stuff you
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Zero Waste Week 2016

It’s nearly time for Zero Waste Week 2016 which this year runs from the 5th September to the 9th! The theme for 2016 is all about food and not wasting it! The idea is that you sign up, make a pledge and join in!  I rather enthusiastically pledged back in May that I would do a
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This years theme for Zero Waste Week 2015!

Each year the excitement builds during the wait to find out the latest theme for Zero Waste Week. When Rachelle Strauss of Zero Waste Week emailed me recently with the big reveal asking what I will pledge this year I was a little bit stumped. The theme this year is to ”Reuse’ – stop wasting money
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