The issue of food waste is at epic proportions, tackle it in your household by starting a weekly food plan and end up with nothing in your fridge at the end of the week too. Free printable to download and get you started.
The perfect chillout, relaxed, yet upbeat and happy playlist for those beautiful Spring days out in the garden or for avoiding the April showers with a good book.
Good to see Waitrose jumping on the bandwagon and ending the distribution of takeaway coffee cups in their stores by autumn 2018. It's a small step but it will go its way to making carrying your own coffee cup the norm, just as carrying a reusable shopping bag now is.
It's been about 6 months since I started my challenge not to buy any new clothes for a year unless they were ethical or secondhand. See how I've done and judge for yourself!
What a huge amount of tomatoes going to waste. The "large manufacturer" should be ashamed of themselves. They should be named and shamed! Would love to go to Sheffield to get some but I don't think it is economically viable to drive a 120 mile round-trip just for a bag of tomatoes! Real Junk Food …
Does new have to mean new? Why not new-to-you? Check out my definitive guide to buying secondhand, including where to buy and what to look for.
Here it comes again, the new year: New intentions set, new plant on the window sill, new yoga mat and new belly from all the festive food! We find this time of year very refreshing in the GreenandRose house. As new things come into our lives, old things are removed.
Who doesn't love a good party? The thing about being less wasteful is that it shouldn't mean you can't still have fun! But instead of plastic, polluting balloons and single use cups why not go more classy? Get the real wine glasses out, make some punch from locally-sourced fruit and party like it's 1999 (except with composting, curbside recycling and fair trade)!
One of the things ubiquitous with weddings is stationery. From save-the-dates to table plans, paper is used everywhere. This is one of the first eco-friendly things we are thinking about for the wedding.
I am a shopaholic, there are no two ways about it. I love shopping and I love buying new clothes. Let's see if this year I can curb that habit and stop buying new clothes for a whole year!