Archive for January, 2009

Week 52!!!

Well, as I write this there are two days of our challenge year left and a party still to have, so next week’s blog will be the last official rubbish free year blog, and will have the final update of the rubbish we collected during the year.   But we will keep blogging, if for […]

Week 51 – Say it with flowers

We are in down to the last week now!!  – And plenty of room in our one rubbish bag.  I did an interview this morning for RDU (Christchurch student radio) and the interviewer suggested that we had a week to rush around filling it up before it was all over!! Hmm, typical of student radio.  […]

Week 50 – Ordinary, thoughtless and rubbish free.

We have been enjoying having extra family  around over the holiday period.  One day, after taking the nieces and nephews climbing we spontaneously invited everyone back to ours for lunch. With out any thought, we bought pies, fizzy drinks and juice for the kids.  Then when we got home produced tomato sauce, tea, coffee and […]

Week 49 – Happy New Year!

 As our Rubbish Free Year draws to a close, with just three weeks to go till the end of the challenge, the most commonly asked question has changed from “What do you do about…?” to “What will happen once your year is up?”.  Currently, we have three responses. Firstly, rather than feeling like we are […]