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12 wonderful ways to use up ground almonds!

Have you ever bought ground almonds for a recipe and then not quite known what to do with the rest of the packet? Well fear not because my food waste group (join here: Reduce your food waste UK Facebook group) have plenty of suggestions for how to use up ground almonds! I’ve also added some of
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Take the #stillgood decluttering challenge!

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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20 ways to stop wasting your loaf!

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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Does going zero waste mean you can’t have fun?

Holidays, ‘special’ days like Christmas, New Years Eve, Halloween, festivals, parties, sports events and more can be the cause of a lot of waste. For people who try really hard most of the year not to produce waste they can be a bit of a nightmare. Added to that there is often a lot of
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5 top eco-friendly experience gifts for families and couples this Christmas

It’s tricky buying individual gifts for people for Christmas and it is so easy to get it wrong for loads of reasons – maybe you don’t have a clue what they would like or maybe they actually don’t want or need anything. I have a list of eco-friendly suggestions for gifts to buy her and
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5 top eco-friendly gifts for women this Christmas

These eco-friendly gifts for women are my top picks, but I think it is always best to check with the person you want to buy a gift for if they would like it before you go shopping. It does take out the element of surprise, but it also takes out the element of waste. You
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How to filter your water the plastic free-ish way!

A few years ago I was given some Bamboo Charcoal to review. I thought it was a great alternative to plastic water filter cartridges and jugs, as it wasn’t made of plastic and once it has finished being useful for filtering water it can be used as a dehumidifer – I keep some in small bowls in
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Say no to fracking by switching to renewables

On 6th October the government gave fracking the go ahead in Lancashire. This decision was in spite of fracking not being wanted or approved locally and is extremely concerning for the future of fracking related decisions in this county.  Fracking is an environmental nightmare in lots of ways and it puts drinking water in the areas
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How to eat an entire squash or pumpkin with nothing wasted!

The season of gourds, ghouls, pumpkins, squashes and ghosts is upon us and there is so much you can do with these colourful fruits other than carving scary faces into them  (I want to call them vegetables, but apparently they are technically fruits) There are loads of recipes out there for how to use them
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