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Waste Wednesday & Corn Chips?

This Friday was my day off, so I borrowed the BF’s car, and headed to the outlet for Pyrex.  For change from $80, I got the haul above, which I’m impressed with.  These things last well – not one has cracked or chipped in all the back and forth to work, and in and out …
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Book Review: Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson

It should come as no surprise I’m reviewing Bea Johnson’s book, given every Wednesday is devoted to my attempts at getting my (landfill) waste down to zero. I’ve known about Bea and her blog for a while – I can’t pinpoint exactly when.  I have had many weeks visiting with no new content, so it …
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Zero Waste Wednesday Weigh In

Zero Waste attmepts

Hello fearless readers – another Wednesday peak at my trash weigh in.  Every week, I weigh my landfill trash, in an effort to get to zero waste – for details of this crazy experiment, head to my Zero Waste page. 1.071kg! I’m sad.  That’s pretty high. Actually I came home grocery shopping, shell shocked from …
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Waste Wednesday update

Slim your bin zero waste

For anyone new here, I like to weigh my waste every week.  My aim is to one day be zero waste.  I only way landfill waste,  recycling and composting (i use a Bokashi bucket) are not weighed. Monday and Tuesday this week, I moved house – so there’s a lot more than usual in this …
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Waste Wednesday update

rubbish weigh in

It might be a busy week, but I wouldn’t be myself if I didn’t weigh my rubbish.  So, let’s see how things went in the first (partial) week of the BF living at live-to-list-ville: That’s the weight for three weeks worth of trash, so, this week’s weigh in is: 548 – 67 -172 = 302g Not …
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Waste Wednesday update

I almost forgot this riveting installment… Oh, how you would have missed it! (Seriously, there was a bolt upright moment when I realised, and I scurried back to the kitchen to snap some photos).  For anyone new to this, I like to weigh my non recyclable waste every Wednesday.  One day, I hope to have …
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Waste Wednesday update

Oh, it’s Wednesday again.  Best get my ‘crazy’ on weighing my rubbish! A heavy week at 172g.  Third week in a row on the increase – bad Sarah! There were some unrepairable sunglasses.  There was gluten free macaroni a friend gave me in its plastic bag (she’s so on board with what I do and don’t …
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Zero Waste & dental floss

*sorry to anyone who got this before it was ‘finished’!* For regular readers of this blog, it’s a weekly obsession of mine to aim for zero landfill.  Each week I weigh in, but there’s some recurrent items in my waste.  Today I’ll look at whole I’ve conquered dental floss. Floss Whilst floss is negligible in weight, it’s still something …
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Zero waste & cheddar cheese

Pregrated cheese packets were a repeat offender in my landfill trash, so I thought about how I could cut that down. So my first step was to grate the cheese myself. One day, I’ll find a deli that’s not already wrapped the cheddar in it’s own plastic raincoat, and I’ll liberate it to my house, …
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Zero waste & tissues

Remember a while back I was sickly but I had a miraculous recovery thanks to a nasal spray, which incidently has knocked my allergies for dead. I couldn’t be any happier. Plus, I had the nasal spray in my medicine cupboard, which means the ‘new’ spray I bought, I took back to the pharmacy and …
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