Interview with Polythene Pam of Plastic Is Rubbish!

Throughout July I tried really hard to give up single use plastic, but it wasn’t easy as so many things contain plastic. Although I struggled, it was great to know that I wasn’t doing it alone and I was really inspired by other UK bloggers going plastic free too. Polythene Pam is one of those
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A month of the Rubbish Diet!

My eco challenge for this month was to slim my bin (i.e. throw less away) by undertaking The Rubbish Diet.  I received four emails over the month and was quite pleased to see I was already doing most of the things they suggested.  We aren’t throwing much away, only needing to put our bin out
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My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 5!

  For anyone who hasn’t read about My Year of Eco Challenges before I have been setting myself a new challenge each month since September 2013 and so far I have pledged to continue each of my current challenges until the end of the challenge year. They include giving up shampoo, not shopping in supermarkets, buying nothing new
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I’ve decided to give it away!

Well Zero Waste Week came and went and in all honestly there wasn’t much zero about the waste in our household.  Meals were thrown on the floor, food went off and some of my experiments of making food I don’t usually cook didn’t work out that well e.g gluten free pizza and lentil burgers.  Some did
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Use it up tuna, runner bean and kohlrabi lasagna recipe!

I made this lasagna to use up the ingredients I had and to avoid food waste, but it was so good that I will definitely be making it again!  To remind myself and in case any of you guys want to have a go, this is how I did it: Ingredients: Tomato sauce  White sauce (you will
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What a lovely way to start the day and more on Zero Waste Week!

My parents moved house last year and when they left they dug up their fig tree and gave it to us.  My wonderful husband planted it in our garden and today for the first time I ate not one but two home grown figs!  Such a great way to start the day! In other news,
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What does it really mean to waste food?

Today was the start of National Zero Waste Week – the week where this year the plan is to waste no food! Well I didn’t do a particularly good job of that today.  It started off with some milk that had gone off, progressed to me cutting open an under ripe plum, then went on to involve
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