Category Archives: The Rubbish Diet

The Rubbish Diet Challenge Wrap-up

The eight week bin slimming challenge has come to an end and I’m proud to say we have successfully reduced our waste!  We went from one to two bags every week (which I thought was pretty good) down to one … Continue reading

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Zero Waste – workweek update

Phew!  The work week is done and I think I did fairly well so far for zero waste week on The Rubbish Diet Challenge.  Now on to the weekend. Monday and Tuesday were pretty tame.  We threw away a little … Continue reading

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Zero Waste Week – oops moments

Ok – zero waste today was a little harder. First of all I got on the train WITHOUT my coffee.  Usually I walk, but today Steve dropped me off and I left my coffee in the car.  Luckily, Au Bon … Continue reading

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Zero Waste Week Continues

Zero Waste week for The Rubbish Diet Challenge continues. Here’s how we’ve got on so far this week. Monday:   I discarded a bit a of dental floss, a q-tip and a small piece of greasy wax paper.  My husband, Steve, discarded … Continue reading

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The Rubbish Diet – Week 8 ZERO WASTE

Here we are! Week 8 of The Rubbish Diet. This week’s challenge is  ZERO WASTE!  A challenge so big it deserves all caps. I’m very pleased with my rubbish diet success over the past 8 weeks. We went from a … Continue reading

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The Rubbish Diet – Week 6

This week’s rubbish diet challenge is the trash even trash talkers don’t like to talk about… bathroom waste. I do a lot of waste audits for work, and in an office building we count bathroom trash as a separate category … Continue reading

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Thursday – trash pick-up day

We didn’t put out any trash for pick-up last week or on Monday.  We did, however, put out some trash this morning.  It’s hard to tell from the pic but that is a full bag of kitchen trash (two weeks … Continue reading

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