Tagged with Slim your Bin

New Year’s Resolutions-a review

New Year’s Resolutions-a review

AGES ago, well, 6 months ago, in true New Year style, I blogged some New Year’s resolutions. I thought that this halfway point through the year would be a good point to re-visit them and seem which of them, if any, I have achieved…! Continue making, making do, mending, thrifting, re-loving…and BUYING NOTHING NEW! We’ve … Continue reading

Waste Watcher’s-the end..?

Waste Watcher’s-the end..?

So here it is. The end of the Waste Watcher’s Challenge, and the Rubbish Diet. And I am more than a little sad. During the course of the eight weeks, I have: met some fabulous, inspiring people during the eight week challenge, including Emma from Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, Sarah from the fab blog, Everyday Life … Continue reading

Another Waste Watchers update…

Another Waste Watchers update…

I have to confess to feeling a little disheartened and feeling like we would have achieved very little in terms of ‘Slimming our Bin’ by the end of the Waste Watchers diet. But I think that we are now really starting to make some in-roads. We have done some little things: stopped buying individual pots … Continue reading

Junk Mail….

Junk Mail….

Being the good and dedicated Waste Watcher that I am, today I was leafing through WEEK 1 of Karen Cannard’s Rubbish Diet Challenge…. There are loads of great tips on there about how to Slim Your Bin, but it was Chapter 4, Say NO to Junk Mail that caught my eye. I know it can … Continue reading

The Rubbish Diet-Waste Watching….

The Rubbish Diet-Waste Watching….

Today saw the official start of Wilthsire Wildlife’s Rubbish Diet!! For those of you who have no idea what I am talking about, Wiltshire Wildlife are running a Slim your Bin campaign for the start of 2013, encouraging the good householders of Wiltshire to “Watch their Waste” and try and reduce the amount of rubbish … Continue reading

A Rubbish Diet….

A Rubbish Diet….

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that we would be looking at ways to reduce the amount of rubbish that we throw away. We are doing this by going on a “Rubbish Diet”, we are going to Slim our Bins, with Waste Watchers! This is an initiative set up by Wiltshire Wildlife, to encourage the good … Continue reading