Free food via Olio!

Olio is a new food sharing app designed to get businesses and individuals giving away their unwanted food. I am totally in favour of unwanted or surplus food being redistributed as it stops it being chucked into landfill, which is bad for the environment as it can give off methane in landfill, not to mention
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My first #zerowasteweek event!

I was so excited when a few weeks ago the manager of my local community centre got in touch saying that she wanted to plan an event for Zero Waste Week and asked – could I help and did I have any ideas? Unsurprisingly I had a few ideas and then some! I volunteered to
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My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 9 and an update

I have already announced my 9th challenge and this time it doesn’t start until the beginning of June.  Just to recap, in case you missed it, the next challenge is to slow down fashion!  I plan to try and create an outfit which is ‘in fashion’, but I don’t plan to buy anything. I am
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My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 7 – starting a food sharing revolution in my local area!

My 7th challenge on My Year of Eco Challenges is to do something to help tackle the issues of food waste and food poverty in my local area by encouraging people to share food! According to Love Food Hate Waste ‘almost 50% of the total amount of food thrown away in the UK comes from
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