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Why becoming a zero waste, vegan, minimalist is not the solution to all our problems all of the time
Wouldn’t it be great if we stopped destroying the rainforests, the plastic from the seas was removed and no more was ever added again, endangered species were no longer endangered and climate change was halted? So many of us are really hoping and praying that these things will happen, that we haven’t already gone too
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Picture credit: Octopus Energy My eco-friendly journey has been a gradual one, with lots of small changes being made over a long period of time. One of the things I have wanted to do for a while is switch to an eco-friendly energy supplier. We do have solar panels and have had for a few
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We are heading into the 3rd week of the #stillgood decluttering challenge and this week the focus is on the freezer! It’s time to dig out those icy relics and use them up! If you know you will never use them give them away or consign them to the compost and try to get a
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Last week was the start of the #stillgood decluttering challenge and the plan was to declutter our drinks cupboards, work out what was #stillgood, what had to go and what needed using up! Did you take part? How did it go for you? I found three very out of date drinks including a carton of orange juice,
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I recently started up a Facebook group as a support group for people wanting to reduce their food waste and I promised that when the group reached 500 members I would do a giveaway of My Zero-Waste Kitchen: Easy Ways to Eat Waste Free – a DK book. Excitingly the group has now grown to over 500 members and it
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When was the last time you had a good rummage around your food and drink supplies to see what needs using up and what needs to go? This month I am setting you the challenge of having a good clear out and working out what is #stillgood! Hopefully the challenge will save you some money,
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Alana has spent years training as an aerial artist and has used her skills to put together a thought provoking performance which incorporates aerial circus, environmental issues and mythology combined which will be debuting in Bristol in May. Alana is my cousin and when I heard about her show I wanted to know more, so
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Have you ever bought a loaf of bread forgotten about it and then the next time you look at it, it is past it’s best before date? There are loads of recipes for using up day old bread – like these 20 ways to stop wasting your loaf Some of those recipes use up more
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Bread is one of Britain’s most wasted foods. In 2013 WRAP reported that the equivalent of 24 million slices of bread are thrown away in the UK every day! Ends and crusts are notoriously unloved, but whole loaves go in the bin because too many were made and sold by the shops and too many
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For years I’ve been working hard to reduce my food waste and I’ve really fallen in love with the subject. Food is a great material to be inspired by and use it up recipes are some of my favourites! In fact I rely on leftovers and over ripe fruit for some of my meals now!
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