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4 tips for reducing food waste
Wednesday, 6 Jul, 2011 – 5:49 | 4 Comments
4 tips for reducing food waste

The average family throws away one third of the food they buy. With increasing food prices, here are my top tips for saving money and stopping waste

Celebrating green achievements
Thursday, 30 Jun, 2011 – 4:00 | 2 Comments
Celebrating green achievements

This week it’s all about showing off our green achievements.

What is the most eco friendly answer to food waste?
Friday, 24 Jun, 2011 – 7:04 | 2 Comments
What is the most eco friendly answer to food waste?

Putting wasted food in landfill produces methane. Composting cooked food at home isn’t always practical. Here’s one solution that might surprise you!

You want me to do what?
Monday, 13 Jun, 2011 – 4:13 | 2 Comments
You want me to do what?

This week we’ve been asked to do something to reduce our carbon footprint that is giving me nightmares…

How do you recycle?
Thursday, 26 May, 2011 – 6:54 | 11 Comments
How do you recycle?

Can you help Petunia GreenBeans recycle? She’s asking for your help and I know you have some tips to share!

How to stop junk mail in the UK
Wednesday, 27 Apr, 2011 – 4:36 | 3 Comments
How to stop junk mail in the UK

About 21 billion items (550,000 tonnes) of junk mail are sent out every year in the UK; find out how to stop it at source to help save trees and energy.

Stop paper waste with this one simple tip
Sunday, 3 Apr, 2011 – 4:43 | Comments Off on Stop paper waste with this one simple tip
Stop paper waste with this one simple tip

If you only do one thing today towards a greener future, take this simple step to reduce paper waste.

Get naked for the environment
Friday, 18 Mar, 2011 – 16:46 | 3 Comments
Get naked for the environment

Find out how you can reduce the amount of packaging you bring home from the shops.

Reduce, reuse and compost
Thursday, 17 Mar, 2011 – 14:17 | Comments Off on Reduce, reuse and compost
Reduce, reuse and compost

Reuse and recycle waste, and compost food waste to reduce the rubbish destined for landfill sites.

Talking ‘green’ to the ‘non-green’
Monday, 14 Feb, 2011 – 4:44 | 9 Comments
Talking ‘green’ to the ‘non-green’

Personally, I think Reduce Footprints is remote viewing me.
She once set us a challenge to help others recycle, just as I’d had the opportunity to work with a great bunch of kids on that very …