Waste Less when Prepping Food
Peeling fruit and veg can be a bit of a pain especially when it comes to a pesky plant like ginger. Luckily there are a ton of handy hacks available online that will make prepping food a hell of a lot easier. Not only do these help you to save time but they can also reduce the amount of food you waste in the process! We’ve rounded up some of our favourite hacks for you below. Be sure to try them out and let us know if there’s any that we’ve missed out on. Continue reading “How to Waste Less when Prepping Food”
5 Simple Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home
As part of my effort to ‘go green’ in 2017 I thought I’d share some of the simple changes I’ve made in my home. You don’t have to be an eco-warrior to lead an eco-friendly lifestyle. From recycling to composting and choosing glass over plastic, here are my 5 simple tips for an eco-friendly home.
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Commonly Mistaken Brown Bin Contents
A general rule-of-thumb when it comes to brown bin contents is to put all natural and organic waste in there. Continue reading “Commonly Mistaken Brown Bin Contents”
We’ve got 7 awesome food waste tips for you!
Follow these golden rules and help stop food waste. It will help save you money and protect the environment. That’s what we call a win win!
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Oh wow! Where did the Summer go?
It’s back to school time already. As all you parents know there’s a lot to think about at this time of the year. With the new books and uniforms being organised, worrying about little Johnny or Mary settling back in ok and all the rest of it. Luckily we have a couple of tips for you on lunch prep this school term. Continue reading “Expert Tips For School Lunch Success (with minimal waste)”
How To Get Rid of Fruit Flies
Fruit flies are a real nuisance this time of the year. These tiny-little energetic pests seem to multiply like there’s no tomorrow and get all up in your face at the worst of times. Let’s understand them and find out how to keep them at bay while the warm weather lasts.
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How to lose weight… Bin weight that is!
The dust has finally settled over the introduction of Pay-By-Weight bin charges. There was a lot of controversy surrounding the rushed and in my opinion ill considered charging scheme. Continue reading “How to lose weight… Bin weight that is!”
No more wheelie bin stink
If you love to recycle your waste but are not so keen on the pong that goes with it here are some clever tips to keep your brown bin smell-free this summer. Continue reading “4 Clever Ways to Keep Your Wheelie Bins Clean & Stink-Free”
Kate’s Top 5 Easy To Grow Herbs
Nothing frustrates me more then going into a supermarket and seeing a wall of plastic containers each holding a tiny sprig of herb. I hate buying herbs for three main reasons. Firstly packaged herbs are a waste of plastic. Secondly, I never use up all the herbs I buy so half ends up as food waste. And finally supermarkets charge an extortionate price for something we could easily produce at home.
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The spookacular power of pumpkin
In Autumn time the shops and markets have pumpkins in plentiful supply all across the UK and Ireland. We are buying up this large wholesome vegetable in a massive seasonal surge of sales, but as a food they are wasted as very few pumpkins sold will ever be eaten, just carved for Halloween decoration and then thrown out. This is such a shame considering the potential for so many great dishes and not to mention the nutritional and health benefits pumpkin can provide. Continue reading “7 Pumpkin Tricks or Treats”