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 […]

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 […]