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Zero Waste Decorating

Zero Waste Decorating
We are coming to an end of "Zero Waste Week" so we thought we would share with you our tips for making your decorating project as waste free as possible.
What to do with the packaging your products arrived in
Find out how to recycle the packaging

Packaging - it's a fine balance

When delivery of paint goes wrong it has the potential to go very wrong indeed!  Thankfully paint spills are rare and far between. If a paint tin does get damaged on the way to you, the contents should be contained with the clear plastic bag so as not to damage your carpets or the other items in the delivery van. By the way, if this does happen to you, please take photos and contact us asap so that we can sort it out.

The dispatch team always try to strike a balance between getting the product to you in good condition and the amount of packaging we use. Having said that we do need to use some packaging so we have created this packaging recycling guide to the materials we use so that you know how best to recycle them. 

We are continuously improving the packaging we use. We are currently researching a plastic-free and cost-effective way to get non-fragile bulky items to you (and ensure they go through the automated courier hubs without damage) - watch this space!
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What to do with left over insulation
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6 Thrifty Uses for Leftover Insulation, if you have over estimated the amount of insulation you needed then here are some possibilities for you.

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What to do with left over paint
Ideas for left over paint

So you've finished your decorating project and have some leftover paint, what to do next? In this blog post we share with you the best advice on;

  • how to store paint,
  • what to do when you open a tin of old paint and it looks wrong,
  • where you can donate half used tins of paint,
  • using left over paint to upcycle or "shabby chic" furniture and other things,
  • how to dispose of paint responsibly, and
  • how to make sure you calculate the right amount of paint for next time.
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3 Ways to Upcycle Paint Tins
Ways to Upcycle Paint Tins

Reduce, reuse, repair, recycle. With this in mind here are a few crafty ideas for reusing paint tins to make useful objects. With Halloween coming up we think the tealight candle upcycling idea is pretty cool - best start saving some old tins!

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Zero Waste Products
(you perhaps didn't know we stock)
Who Gives a Crap Toilet Roll
Toilet paper from recycled paper wrapped in paper (not plastic).
3 ply, 400 sheets per roll.
1 roll = £0.76p
12 rolls = £8.75
48 rolls = £31.20
Shop Toilet Roll
Conscious Skincare Range
Conscious Skincare products are free from synthetic preservatives, sodium laureath sulphate, parabens or phthalates.
Constantly mindful of the environment, Conscious Skincare use recycled or recyclable materials such as glass, aluminium and cardboard.
Shop Natural Beauty Range

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