Plastic has revolutionised so many areas of modern life. It is long lasting and virtually indestructible. Great characteristics in many respects. But too much plastic waste is also currently ending up in our oceans, landfill, even our food. It is widely accepted that we need to find alternatives where we can and get better at recycling it where we cannot. But what are the alternatives? How about shampoo in a bar?
What recipes have you collected, or inherited, to use up surplus food? Here Tony describes how a Bread and Butter Pudding saved a build-up of stale bread from the bin (and made a delicious dessert) in the Cowling household. Do you have a food rescue recipe to share?
A growing number of outlets selling food and drink in the UK are taking action to ditch plastic amid deepening concern about its effect on the environment, with drinking straws and bottles among items being phased out. A Guardian investigation this year discovered that a million plastic bottles are bought worldwide every minute, while recent research has […]
Which energy efficiency measures can save the UK billions? Which country plans to end oil and gas exploration and production by 2040? And, is it possible to make money by removing CO₂ from the atmosphere? Find out about This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories — 7 September (Via. Climate KIC – Daily Planet)
Frustrated by the amount of plastic packaging that just ends up being thrown away after a typical food shop, Ingrid Caldironi decided to take matters into her own hands by opening the London’s first plastic free shop. Bulk Market stocks more than 300 items in the pop-up shop and it’s not just food. Alongside dried goods there’s […]