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These are all the posts in the “zero waste” category, part of the green living section.

If you’re interested in reducing waste, you might also be interested in our other sites: How can I Recycle This? and Can I Compost This?.


Back in July, I wrote about our efforts to make our pets zero waste, starting with the dog. Switching between food types recently has made me think about the chickens and waste. Food We buy layers pellets in 20kg or 25kg bags. These are usually plastic sacks, which can, for now be reused around the [...]

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I love baking bread, cakes and biscuits – the process is fun, the product is tasty and it’s very often cheaper than buying them ready-made from a supermarket. But I don’t have the time to bake every day at the moment – and that often results in having to buy expensive, pale imitations of nomminess, [...]

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about drying ox heart and other offal to make dog treats for our springer spaniel, Lily. We adopted Lily from the Dogs Trust in March and she very quickly made herself a core member of the household – and here, that means being green and frugal :) Food [...]

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