Your Rubbish Mission, Should You Choose to Accept it…

Is to take part in my rubbish poll – please click below for the rest of the questions!

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Rubbish Q&A Day

Tracey ready to answer questions
Tracey is standing by her computer and is ready to answer your questions!

A quick note from Thomas:

Hi everybody and welcome to the first Book of Rubbish Ideas Q&A day. Anybody out there who wants to leave Tracey a rubbish and sustainable living related questions may do so by leaving a comment under this post and Tracey will then get busy finding an answer for you. So keep this post up, pop back and refresh often to have a look at the questions and answers as they come rolling in throughout the day.

But first, many of you submitted questions last week so Tracey has got a head start and has answered many of them already. Thanks to everybody who submitted questions and here they are with Tracey’s responses:

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Calling All Armchair Activists!

We really don't need to be wrapped in plastic thank you very much!

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Ok – the cat is out of the bag…my master plan has been revealed in a blog post (see the excerpt from the ‘Kitchen‘ chapter).

I am waging a war against the hefty retailers, supermarkets in particular, and I want ‘you’ to sign up as trusty warriors – but we’ll be using words, not swords and you know what ‘they’ say about that… Continue reading “Calling All Armchair Activists!”

They’re Green Through and Through!

Love all your Greens!
Love all your Greens!

The Green family are something else again!

Mr, Mrs and Little Miss Green are all passionate about the environment, so much so, they’ve breathed life into an inspirational website called ‘My Zero Waste’.

As well as entertaining and educating their readers about a wide range of rubbish flavoured topics, they are also gearing up for their ‘Zero Waste Pledge’. If you hop over there and add your support, you could win yourself an eco-goodie that’s actually worth having.

Since June, the Green family have been gradually reducing the amount of weekly rubbish put out for landfill and they were originally inspired by Almost Mrs Average’s ‘Rubbish Diet’ and an article they read on how plastic is affecting marine life.
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Rubbish Interviews – Kate McFarland

Kate McFarland surrounding herself with rubbish!
Kate McFarland surrounding herself with rubbish!

It’s always good to hear viewpoints from ‘the other side’ and the inspirational Kate McFarland is now the Assistant Waste Partnership and Strategy Officer for Norfolk County Council.

In the book, she offers great insight to the ‘Zero Waste Week’ initiatives that are taking place around the country and in this extended interview, she gives up her thoughts to a few chewy questions and has one absolute flight of sustainable fancy!

 

Q1) Is it true what ‘they’ are telling us about landfill?

Are we really running out of time to use this option to get rid of our black bags and if so, what’s going to happen next?

A1) In the words of the dog from that insurance advert, “Ooooooh yes!”

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