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Halton promotes 3Rs during Waste Reduction Week

Waste Reduction Week, which runs from October 17 to 23, is a great time for Halton to highlight the importance of properly reducing, reusing and recycling our household waste. 400 more words

Waste Management

Walnut-based hair dye - continued

I use plain “English” walnuts, crush the shells in regular pieces of around 1 or 2 centimeters and boil them in a bit of water. They say that 5 to 10 shells require about a cup of water and to let it boil until half of the water is gone. 671 more words


DIY shampoo, liquid soap and hair dye - follow-up

See my previous posts in the category “waste reduction”.

I tried making my own shampoo, but ended up with a greasy mess in my hair, LOL, so that was a #fail. 219 more words


A day out and about in town

My boyfriend is visiting and despite me being determined in reducing waste, I don’t want to appear too weird. (How do you deal with that?  Do you make your partner also reduce waste, do you let him do his thing are you discussing these topics?) 392 more words

Guidelines for convenient less waste shopping + what to cook...

Groceries… so what did I make out my first bulk purchases (and the non-bulk that I want to use up + my “convenience non-bulk”. Pictures below. 200 more words

Missed opportunity

Oh no – I have just learned that Bea Johnson, the founder of a zero waste lifestyle, was in Brussels this week. She has posted a picture of herself in front of the European Parliament. 90 more words

Strategies for Waste | Lauren Singer: zero waste lifestyle

2 years of waste fits inside 16oz mason jar.

Lauren Singer is a great example of someone who has made simple lifestyle changes to reduce trash (anything that is cannot be recycled, composted, or used for something else ). 58 more words