5 years of Eco Thrifty Living!

This day 5 years ago Eco Thrifty Living was born! I’m feeling very Victor Meldrew about the whole thing i.e. ‘I can’t believe it’ and I know it is a…

It’s time to stop wasting food!

It is time that we all stop wasting food. I’ve been thinking about food waste a lot recently and also vlogging. I’ve had a quick go and put a video…

5 great reasons to grow your own mint!

Homegrown mint is the freshest, sweetest and most satisfying mint you will ever taste and needs very little looking after. We have four mint plants so that we have plenty…

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…

DIY Solar Panel Cleaning

We have had solar panels for a few years and they are all working fine. But could cleaning solar panels make them work better? Doing some research on solar panel…