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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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?”

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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