Which zero waste documentaries to watch over the holidays
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The best zero waste documentaries to watch over the holidays

Nowadays, binge-eating and binge-drinking is usually followed by binge-watching movies on TV during the holidays. So if you're sick of Elf, Frozen I & II, and Home Alone, or would just like to use the time a little more sensibly: Here's a list of documentaries and short clips for the conscious consumer that will hopefully… Continue reading The best zero waste documentaries to watch over the holidays

My zero waste haul from Fremont California
Weekly meal plans and shops, Zero waste shopping Bay Area

First California weekly meal plan and shop (December)

To keep up the tradition, I'm sharing a monthly example of my weekly zero waste meal plan, shop and cost. This one is special as it's the first complete weekly zero waste shop I've accomplished in our new home in Fremont, California (yeay!). Alas - it's not perfect as I'm still learning, and if you… Continue reading First California weekly meal plan and shop (December)

The sign outside Leamington first zero waste store
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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

This blog explains how to start zero waste from scratch
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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

Zero waste cooking

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