Category Archives: Food Waste

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Compostable Packaging – Separating the ‘Green’ from the ‘Greenwash’

There is a lot of confusion around compostable packaging, so much so that we think it deserves it’s own write-up. This piece aims to fill in some of the information gaps around organic material and compostables, to empower us to make more informed purchasing decisions. What is Compostable Packaging Made From? In short, compostable packaging […]

Want to improve your carbon footprint? Start in the kitchen.

The kitchen is a great place to start if you want to make a positive environmental impact. Think about it, every week we bring food and all it’s packaging into our kitchen. Sadly much of what we take in goes straight back out in the bin. By using the waste hierarchy and following the steps […]

Our top websites on food waste reduction and recycling.

Yes, the internet is a magical place filled with endless information. But it can also be a pretty confusing place too. Sometimes the internet surfing leaves us more questions than answers. That is why this weeks blog highlights some of our favourite internet resources on food waste reduction and recycling. Love Food Hate Waste Love […]

How to feel right at home with your food waste

There is no doubt but that food waste is the most challenging material to recycle in the home. Unlike the paper, plastic and tins that go into the green bin (they don’t call it clean dry recycling for nothing) food waste is often smelly, messy and generally, well yucky. With increasing concerns about global warming […]

Little steps to reduce waste in the home.

Zero waste is a pretty hot topic at the moment. I love the idea of decluttering my home, simplifying my lifestyle and reducing my carbon footprint. Talk about a win win! But the enormity of the task left me completely overwhelmed. Where do I start? After a couple of weeks of walking around in circles […]

The fight to keep Obeo in your kitchen

Join the customer campaign to save our little food waste box.   In May of this year myself and Liz, made the difficult decision to cease trading. Our problem was cashflow, the same thing that kills so many start up companies. Obeo wasn’t bankrupt, we  had the funds to run the company or put in another production run […]