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.
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?
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.
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.
Would you like an easy-to-maintain green change in your life? This month we're ditching the paper bills and going online.
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.
Can we clean the oceans? Or stop the trash at the source: us?
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.
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.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we're told. It was certainly the most difficult for me, as I stood there sleepily trying to make a decision about packaging types.