Reduce waste

Paper bills

Ask for the online billing option

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Given that so many businesses are doing it tough these days, I hope they're eager for the opportunity to cut costs in way that actually has positive benefits for everyone.

Junk mail

I don't mind the bills, but...

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

The other menace in my mailbox is junk mail. All it does is tempt me to buy stuff I didn't know I needed until I saw the glossy advertising.

Queue

Why not pay your bills online too, while you're at it?

Thursday, 17 September 2009

You might have tried paying bills online already, since it's more convenient than mail or lining up for hours to pay in person. But did you know it's good for the environment too?

email bills

Keeping your bills organised

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Once you switch to online billing, you'll have to keep track of emails instead of dozens of bits of paper. Here's a few ideas to help you get organised.

Forest

Save forests with online billing

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

It's quite wasteful to grow a tree, turn it into paper, and truck it around the country even if it does get salvaged into something useful at the end of it - online billing reduces that waste.

Paying bills on a laptop

New challenge: online billing

Thursday, 3 September 2009

Would you like an easy-to-maintain green change in your life? This month we're ditching the paper bills and going online.

Pizza

5 vegetarian ways to use up food

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Many world cuisines have recipes designed to use up leftovers. I've found some that will also help you get in a day of vegetarian eating as well.

Seas of packaging

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Can we clean the oceans? Or stop the trash at the source: us?

Shopping for fresh food

Nude food: good for me, good for the planet

Thursday, 6 August 2009

I should have been tracking my weight while I was doing this challenge! All my usual chocolates and softdrinks are bad for my waistline as well as creating extra landfill. The time spent cooking from scratch wasn't all that much longer than using packaged food either.

Lunchbox

Zero waste on-the-go

Thursday, 23 July 2009

One of the ways you can get closer to the nude food ideal is to look at what reuseable items you've got around the house, ready and waiting to help you out on the days you're eating away from home.

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