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How a teacher and mum of two is changing how Leamington shops – an interview with Charlie from Zero

About a month after opening Leamington's first zero waste shop, Zero, co-founder and owner Charlie sits down with Bettina from bluegreen.blog to talk about her motivation to make a difference, her journey so far, and tips about how we can all adopt simple zero waste practices. Charlie at the counter of Zero in Leamington Bettina:… Continue reading How a teacher and mum of two is changing how Leamington shops – an interview with Charlie from Zero

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How to start zero waste from zero

Since moving to California about a month ago, I've not posted one single thing about zero waste. No blog update. No Instagram post. No Facebook share. Nothing. Nada. Nichts. The San Francisco bay. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Did I have writer's block? Was there nothing worth sharing? Have I given up on zero waste?… Continue reading How to start zero waste from zero

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Zero Waste Warwickshire – What’s news? – October

Autumn is in full swing, and so is Warwickshire's zero waste scene - here are the news from October so far, featuring Green Bean, Core Wholefoods, Zero Store, as well as some exciting personal news from me, Bettina @ bluegreen.blog... New sustainable shop Green Bean in Warwick On 28th September, Green Bean opened at 62… Continue reading Zero Waste Warwickshire – What’s news? – October

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12 zero waste foods you will never buy again

...because you'll make them yourself (and save a ton of money at the same time) When I talk to friends (or strangers) about my zero waste lifestyle, one of the most common questions I get is: "But what do you do about x?" - "x" usually being an ingredient or food item that people believe… Continue reading 12 zero waste foods you will never buy again

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Meet 5 new Warwickshire zero waste pioneers

5 new zero waste businesses (at least for me) discovered at Covent Garden Quarter's eco market in Leamington Spa on Sunday, 15th September Sunday's arts, crafts and eco market at Leamington Spa's Covent Garden Quarter The sun was shining and business was bustling for the arts, crafts and eco traders exhibiting on Sunday's Covent Garden… Continue reading Meet 5 new Warwickshire zero waste pioneers

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Zero waste news for Warwickshire – September

The latest zero waste news from the region, helping to make your zero waste life easier and more fun! Featuring Zero Store, Core Wholefoods, Covent Garden Quarter, and our Warwickshire cycling network. Photo by Laura Mitulla on Unsplash Leamington to get not one, but TWO zero waste shops Huzzahhh, what a couple of eventful weeks it's been, with… Continue reading Zero waste news for Warwickshire – September

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Warwickshire’s eco pioneers Zero and Reyousable share their stories at Cloud Femme event

Zero waste talk with Charlie from Zero and Nicola and Claire from Reyousable at Hart+Co In case you've missed it - here's a quick write-up of Wednesday's fab zero waste talk with local eco pioneers Zero and Reyousable, who are both cornerstones of Warwickshire's zero waste community. Hosted by local female networking group Cloud Femme… Continue reading Warwickshire’s eco pioneers Zero and Reyousable share their stories at Cloud Femme event

Warwickshire zero waste news roundup August
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Warwickshire zero waste news roundup – August

Wow, what a fantastic couple of weeks it's been for our local zero waste community in Warwickshire, with lots of exciting news that will make zero waste living even more convenient and fun around here! Here's a quick round-up in case you've missed it - click on each headline to read more: Clean Kilo to… Continue reading Warwickshire zero waste news roundup – August

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12 zero waste breakfast ideas

In German we have a saying that, literally translated, would go roughly like this: Eat breakfast like an emperor, have lunch like a king, and dine like a beggar.German saying Whether you're in the emperor's empire or in the beggar's corner when it comes to your breakfast routine, it's worth thinking about how you can… Continue reading 12 zero waste breakfast ideas