Almost Zero Waste Talks

'Almost Zero Waste'

Cate gives a passionate and inspiring talk about how her own household sends less than a wheelie bin to landfill in three years (currently on target to make this four years).

The talk is 40 minutes long, with discussion and questions afterwards, usually taking another 20-40 minutes.

Postponed 'Almost Zero Waste' talks 2020

  • Wednesday 8th April - Kemerton WI, Worcestershire, 8pm  POSTPONED
  • Thursday 23rd April - TEDx Malvern, 7pm Sold Out POSTPONED
  • Wednesday 3rd June - Mitton WI, nr Tewkesbury, 8pm POSTPONED

Please contact Cate via email for further information about speaking at your event.  

Recycling Petition

Please sign my petition to demand the recycling of medication blister packs

Guardian article - Zero Waste Warriors

Podcast Radio Interview

Radio Verulam (talking about general waste reduction lifestyle).  Item starts at 5 mins and lasts approximately 15 minutes.


"Thank you so much, the talk was excellent!  You are a very inspiring person, we think we live  reasonably green lives and found plenty other ideas and motivation to be better :-)" (Jackie, Malvern)

"Life changing." (Rod, Stroud)

"Everyone should see and hear this." (Joe, Forest of Dean) 

"Sparky and full of useful tips and encouragement for the experienced and novice alike." (Nicki, Tewkesbury)

"Cate, you have a brilliant subject which you present with aplomb." (Caroline, Cirencester)

"A great insight into a committed lifestyle.  Very thought-provoking and inspiring too." (Cass, Tewkesbury)

"Informative and very entertaining." (Su, Tewkesbury)

"Such a valuable evening.  I'll certainly be looking at items more closely for alternatives to the  bin." (Linda, Swindon)

"Loved how you incorporated word play and humour into a very serious message." (Jenny, Swindon) 

"That was fantastic - creative, thoughtful, practical, responsible, setting a brilliant example and leading the way without being too 'tree-huggy' or in any way bombastic.  Well done! And thanks. (Diane, St Albans)