How To Make Your Bathroom More Energy Efficient

When we spend time in the bathroom, we often tend to be using energy. Therefore, when you are designing your bathroom, it is important to think about the energy that you are going to be using every day, week and year. This is something that a lot of people tend to overlook. We tend to … Read more

Reducing Food Waste – Zero Waste Week Successes (And Some Challenges!)

Zero Waste Week is coming to an end; but the Zero Waste lifestyle carries on. This year, we’ve learned about reducing food waste. An unfathomable amount is thrown away each year and this has a colossal impact on the world around us. It affects climate change; which in turn affects habitats, ecosystems and life across … Read more

Best Before vs Use By: How To Reduce Food Waste Using A Common Sense Approach To Best Before Dates

Unlike ‘Use By’ dates, ‘Best Before’ dates are not about food safety but rather food quality. The timeframe given is an indicator of when the expected standard of the food or drink is most likely to change. Historically, the government has discussed removing this label, as it is somewhat misleading and widely considered confusing; as … Read more

Food Storage Tips To Help Reduce Food Waste

Today for zero Waste Week we are going to think about how better food storage can help reduce food waste. The challenge today is to share your food storage tips on social media using the hashtag #ZeroWasteWeek or comment below! In a recent post, I talked about the staggering amount of food waste in the … Read more

Changing Food Shopping Habits To Reduce Food Waste

One of the key principles of Zero Waste Week is reduce; this doesn’t just apply to plastics but also to food. Of course, no-one should ever go hungry; positive habits are not built from depriving yourself or others. However, changing food shopping habits do have an impact of how much food we waste; so today … Read more

How To Reduce Fresh Food Waste

Today marks the start of Zero Waste Week and this year the theme is reducing food waste. To begin, we are going to head to the fridge and look at how to reduce fresh food waste in particular. Food Waste in the UK The amount of food waste the average UK household throws feels incomprehensible. … Read more

EcoHonesty: A New Ethical Marketplace

*EcoHonesty will kindly be sending me some gifts in exchange for spreading the word about their new ethical marketplace. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* EcoHonesty is a brand new site that describes itself as an ethical marketplace; it is essentially a shopping platform for eco-friendly ethical products. It hosts a selection … Read more

Going Green Can Save You Piles Of Cash: Here’s How

You give up vast chunks of your life to work for the money you receive at the end of the month. For that reason, you’re always on the lookout for opportunities to save. But what if someone told you that going green was the best way? It turns out that doing what’s good for the … Read more