Archive for October, 2008

Week 37 – Restaurant leftovers

On the odd occasion that Waveney and I go out for dinner we can generally be found at a Chinese restaurant imaginatively named ‘The Great Wall of China’.  When we went a few weeks ago we ended up with a lot of food leftover and were about to ask for it to be packaged up […]

Week 36 – a brighter future

We have had a few family members visiting in the last couple of weeks, making the most of the school holidays .  My cousin and her family live in Auckland and her eldest daughter goes to a eco-friendly primary school.  Its amazing what schools are getting up to these days. They have a worm farm […]

Week 35- A Green Company

Here’s a tale with a happy ending. A few days ago we received a rubbish problem in the mail: A flyer from our power provider Meridian wrapped in clear plastic.  Amazingly it was the first piece of (solicited) plastic ensconced mail we have received since starting 8 months ago.  We have had other things come […]