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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 […]

Give the earth a hug this Valentine’s Day.

Alternative ideas to show someone special (and the earth) that you care. There are a few stories about the origin of St Valentine’s Day. Some believe it originated from the ancient Roman festival Lupercalia, to celebrate the start of spring.  Another theory is that the Christian church invented it to remember Valentine a priest turned […]

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 […]

These deliciously sustainable snacks help to fight food waste & your cravings!

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 […]

Find out how bio-bean turns waste coffee into biofuel | Obeo Ltd

 Who is bio-bean?   We’re back with another feature blog post and this week our focus is on bio-bean. This nifty little company is the first in the world to industrialise the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels and biochemicals. Founded in 2013 byArthur Kay, the company has grown rapidly, releasing its […]