Tagged with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

I won an award!

What a crap braggy blog title that is-sorry. But I did. Much to my complete surprise, I won the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Volunteer of the Year award! I did a lot of work last year with Emma Croft, who is the Trust’s Waste Minimisation Officer. With her help, I ran some Swishes, and Repair Cafes, … Continue reading

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

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Today is Earth Day! And there are events going on all around the world, in communities and schools to help raise awareness of climate change and the impact that we are all having on the Earth. I have been berating myself for not finding the time to do something special to celebrate, and for not … 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

A little bit of Give and Take…

A little bit of Give and Take…

This week saw me and the Smalls heading out to the wilds of Trowbridge for a ‘Give and Take’ event (or as BigSmall called it after mis-hearing me, “this Gibbon thing”…!) organised by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and Wiltshire Council, as part of their programme of events they are running for Climate Week. It was held … Continue reading

I may end up friendless….

I may end up friendless….

….but I am going to try making my own deodorant… Since starting on the Waste Watcher’s campaign, (you can read all about it here)  one of things I have been doing is looking at what I am buying with reference to the waste that will be left at the end. So with food-it is a case of trying … Continue reading