What a shock and a plan of action!

I decided to go on a spontaneous litter pick recently in my local area after finding someone had shoved a large empty plastic bottle in my hedge and although it…

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…

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…

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…

Food waste diary: Day 2

I’m keeping a food waste diary in preparation for Zero Waste Week. Yesterday we had less food waste than the day before.  There was still some though and this is it in…