There has been quite a bit of press around teabags lately, leaving many people wondering “are tea bags compostable?”. Until recently, most of us thought (myself included) that you could compost tea bags. Then, we discover that most brands of tea bag contained plastic. This plastic could be in the ‘bag’ part of the tea […]
Deliciously sustainable snacks help fight food waste & your cravings! Here in Obeo our aim is to tackle the ever growing food waste problem by encouraging people to recycle. To date we have managed to divert an estimated 775,000KG of food waste from landfill. Luckily we are not alone in this fight. There are […]
What’s Happening This Zero Waste Week Zero Waste Week is in full swing and we have been doing our best to keep the waste in the office to a minimum. That means bringing lunch in reusable containers, recycling all food waste & using as little paper as possible.
Why food waste is a major issue & what you can do to help! Food Waste is a major issue. According to the FAO, roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption gets lost or wasted every year. This resulted in over £15 billion worth of food being binned in the […]
Eco-Friendly Travel Tips Planning a trip away? Then why not check out our tips on eco-friendly travel? Traveling green may take a little extra effort and even some creativity but it can leave a more positive impression on both you and the planet. If you are planning a trip away then we challenge you to consider […]
Facebook Small Business Council Hi, I’m Sarah, Obeo’s new social media intern. I arrived just in time to participate in the Facebook small business council, the first of its kind in Ireland. The initiative has been in place in the US for a couple of years now and has been a huge success to date. Being […]
How to keep your brown bin clean & odour free this summer Summer is in full swing here in Ireland & although the temperature isn’t exactly soaring, one thing is for sure, brown bins and heat do not mix! Bin juice is enemy number one when it comes to your brown bin. Spoilage microbes […]
Hear about the business women who use Obeo. We have met lots of inspiring business women over the last number of years since launching Obeo. So imagine how awesome it is for us when we find out that they actually use Obeo food waste box in their homes or businesses. We get so excited we do […]