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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Norfolk Steps Up to the Rubbish Mark

Karen Cannard and her bin. Photo courtesy of St. Edmundsbury Borough Council
Karen Cannard and her bin. Photo courtesy of St. Edmundsbury Borough Council

Whilst trawling the Net for my usual daily hit of rubbish news, I came across an interesting piece by Kate Scotter who’d penned a piece for the Norfolk Evening News.

It asked, Can you go a week without rubbish?

As we have regular readers and contributors from that part of the world, namely the lovely Karen Cannard, creator of The Rubbish Diet and an equal smasher Kate McFarland, Assistant Waste Partnership & Strategy Officer at Norfolk County Council, I just couldn’t resist highlighting the story! Continue reading “Norfolk Steps Up to the Rubbish Mark”

Fancy trying The Rubbish Diet?

We’re lucky enough to have another guest poster today so thank you to Karen Cannard (who you may know better as Almost Mrs Average) from the The Rubbish Diet blog for today’s piece.

 

“I am so frazzled at the edges” pleaded the voice at the end of the phone.

“I’ve hardly had any sleep.  Spent yesterday in London.  Got home to Somerset to find the car had given up on me. Had to get up at the crack o’dawn to do my weekly radio show in Taunton. I was late.  I hate being late. Then had to sort out a blimmin’ hire car to get to Bristol for some important charity work at NACOA.  I’m still in Bristol.  My blogpost has done a disappearing act.  It’s 8.30pm.  I’ve got a 90 minute drive home and I just need to go to bed!” Continue reading “Fancy trying The Rubbish Diet?”