Join me for a free zero waste shopping event in Fremont
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Free zero waste shopping event in Fremont on Thursday, 2/20/20

Join me and learn how to shop zero waste: creating a meal plan and shopping list using only package free ingredients, using the bulk shopping aisles, saving money and living healthily Register now I'm very excited to hold my first zero waste shopping event. It'll take place in Fremont on Thursday, 2/20/20. We'll meet at… Continue reading Free zero waste shopping event in Fremont on Thursday, 2/20/20

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How I shop zero waste in Fremont, California

I'm still a novice when it comes to shopping zero waste in our new home, Fremont, California, and it took a while to figure out how to approach it. While I'm still exploring, I thought I'd share what I've discovered so far, so that you can start adopting some of these routines if helpful, to… Continue reading How I shop zero waste in Fremont, California

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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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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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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

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

Weekly meal plans and shops

August weekly zero waste meal plan and shop

As promised, I'm showing a typical zero waste meal plan and shopping list for a week in August, including costs. I hope this gives you some ideas of how to plan meals and a weekly shop, avoiding waste. As always, this plan follows my 'how to' guide on zero waste meal planning. I've also linked… Continue reading August weekly zero waste meal plan and shop

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The ultimate guide to zero waste shopping in Warwickshire

Last updated 11th October 2019 Do you live in Warwick or Leamington, or in surrounding areas in Warwickshire? Congratulations, you're in luck. You happen to live in an area where zero waste shopping - i.e. reducing the amount of (mainly plastic) waste you produce with every food shop - is easy-ish. Why? Because we're incredibly… Continue reading The ultimate guide to zero waste shopping in Warwickshire

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My weekly zero waste shop in Warwick

Warwick is a near-perfect place for zero waste shopping - count yourself lucky if you live near here. That's because we have a regular weekly market and a number of independent grocery shops and specialist retailers that will happily support your endeavour to avoid packaging when food shopping. I've started my attempt at avoiding waste… Continue reading My weekly zero waste shop in Warwick