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An Introduction to becoming Freegle

I first heard about Freecycle a very long time ago, around 2006 I think; it took me quite some time searching through and deleting a whole stack of emails before I really got the gist of how to work with it and finally mustered up the courage to try to contact someone for something which they were giving away. 432 more words

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Fighting my way out of plastic bags part 2

It has been a while… (This sounds confessional, and it is rather)
I have done ok! I have only failed once. I went to the supermarket and decided to buy more stuff than I planned to and needed the dreaded plakkie bags. 167 more words


How green is my bin store?

Bin stores are a bit of a mania for me. I regularly receive emails calling me to “sort out the mess” at any one of our multitudinous bin store areas. 208 more words


Zero Waste Week

There are a lot of initiatives online encouraging us to reduce or waste. This week happens to be the ‘The Zero Waste Week’. Here is some more information. 77 more words


Zero Waste Week Day 2: Cut down food waste and "Peel" healthy

Wow! What a fantastic start to Zero Waste Week yesterday. Twitter was jam packed with pledges, ideas and advice for going zero waste; with plenty of activity from the other fabulous… 654 more words

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Fighting my way out of plastic bags - part 1


This is my old self with bad practice of using lots of supermarket plastic bags. Now I am back from hols, I will not be doing this anymore! 103 more words


Deprivation and Deviation, Part 2.

In my last post I talked about how we humans love to deprive ourselves.

I think we love limits, even if it’s just so we can fight against them. 703 more words

I'll Wear It One Day