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Waste Wednesday – home made coffee

Ready for some horrendous photos of my waste for the past week?  I bet you’ve been waiting all week for some blurry shots of just how much waste I generated :p Yeah, it was a bad week: 504 grams. And after last week’s heavy weigh in too (434g).  I aim to get it between 100-200 …
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Waste Wednesday – pepper grinders

It’s a Wednesday, which means it’s the day I weigh the (landfill) waste/trash my household of two has generated.   This week, the weighty glass and plastic contraption has tipped the scales, adding 136g to the week’s weigh in.  It’s being trashed, as it can’t be refilled 🙁  Thankfully, the other set that came to our …
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Waste Wednesday

Sorry all – I made the long weekend a long weekend and then some from blogging. I really need to get some photos taken, so I can share some posts with you. I spent my long weekend mostly at the kitchen table with the radio on for the Hottest 100 which is the radio station …
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Waste Wednesday & the new herb garden

Why, it’s Wednesday, the day when I weigh my waste to see if I’m any closer to being a zero waste home.  Here’s how I weighed in for the fortnight: Less last week’s weigh in: Making this week’s adjusted total weigh in at 211g.  Not great, but it’s to be expected with a 50L bag from …
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Waste Wednesday – a normal week

Welcome to Wednesday’s weigh in…  Every week, I try to be zero waste, as per my council (City of Sydney’s) catch phrase.  Despite the garbo telling me it’s all a marketing ploy, I choose to track my landfill rubbish, and look at ways I could improve, Here’s this week’s picture: 184 grams is pretty good. …
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Waste Wednesday – flying saucers

I spent the real Wednesday morning in bed trying to recover from a persistent cough.  The cough has passed, but I’m not 100%.  In any case, I’m out of bed, and back to normal programming, even if it is Thursday now in Australia! Yes, this week, my drying up stack failed, and a small saucer …
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Christmas Waste Wednesday

Seeing we flew out on Tuesday evening, there was just enough time to commit to weighing my waste.  Just what you want to open in a blog post on Christmas morning right? 243 grams There’s a lot of plastic zip locks that got sweaty from produce spoiling in the fridge.  Into the bokashi compost container. …
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Stinky Waste Wednesday

Scales reading 285 grams

For new or irregular readers, I weigh my landfill trash every week in an effort to work towards having a zero waste household.  Sure, I may never get there, but tracking and watching what I use, I remain mindful and try to limit the useless waste of materials where I can. You’d think when your …
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Waste Wednesday once again

Hello loyal readers, so kind of you to drop by to see the weekly photograph of my bag of trash, and oh and ah and the weight for yet another week!  Despite the gingerbread house making, the weight is low.  I craftily donated the calories excess lollies from decorating it to my lovely friend Christmas elf, though the …
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Waste Wednesday

Welcome to the weekly shot on my trash’s weight!  This week, despite catering for 6 at Thanksgiving, my trash is less than last week.  I weighed in at 288g (last week was 305g).  There were two meat trays – one very icky foil one from Thanksgiving turkey, the other from kangaroo roasts. Much beer was also …
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