My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 9 and an update

I have already announced my 9th challenge and this time it doesn’t start until the beginning of June.  Just to recap, in case you missed it, the next challenge is to slow down fashion!  I plan to try and create an outfit which is ‘in fashion’, but I don’t plan to buy anything. I am
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The Rubbish Diet Spring Clean Challenge and Zero Waste Week 2014

The Rubbish Diet is challenging people to do their spring cleaning without throwing anything away and for anyone wanting to take things further Zero Waste Week 2014 is coming up where the challenge is ‘to do one more thing’.  I did the Rubbish Diet back in January / February time (see more about that here) and
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Interview with Karen Cannard of the Rubbish Diet

One of the challenges I set myself on My Year of Eco Challenges was to do the Rubbish Diet (read more here). Karen Cannard is the brains behind this brilliant project which helps people to slim their bins and reduce the levels of waste flowing out of their homes. I wanted to find out more
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A month of the Rubbish Diet!

My eco challenge for this month was to slim my bin (i.e. throw less away) by undertaking The Rubbish Diet.  I received four emails over the month and was quite pleased to see I was already doing most of the things they suggested.  We aren’t throwing much away, only needing to put our bin out
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How to stop using foil and baking paper!

Where I live foil is not collected for recycling and after I’ve used it, it goes straight in the bin.  I’m not too sure if I can recycle baking paper and that usually goes in the bin as well. Even if I could recycle them, I would still rather not use them for all the
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Karen, Jen and Cat – an inspirational trio of ladies!

Yesterday I blogged about  the Clean Bin Project and how truly inspirational I found their documentary film.  I didn’t tell you everything though. I was really excited to find that Karen Cannard was at the screening. Karen Cannard set up the Rubbish Diet, is involved in National Zero Waste Week and was responsible for organising the Clean Bin Project
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