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 did a good job of inspiring me I was pretty unimpressed about finding it there. I couldn’t understand why someone would think it was ok
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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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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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Food waste prevention diary days 5,6&7, and an out of date meal plan!

I’m starting to recognise patterns with the food waste this week and have also started to lose track of the specific wastage.  So I haven’t really kept a proper food waste diary for these days (and day 7 isn’t quite over yet). Most days we have  left over breakfast, sandwiches and a little left over
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Food waste diary day 3 and preserving berries!

Well we had a very low food waste day yesterday.  There were only two of us at home during the day though so that did make things easier. There was no waste at breakfast, no waste at lunch and no waste at dinner – hooray! There was a problem with some blackberries in the fridge
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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 pictures: Breakfast: Lunch: Kids snack There was a little leftover omlette from dinner, but I put it in a pot in the fridge to eat
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