I watched a documentary this week aptly entitled “What a Waste” about how in the UK alone we throw away almost 7 million tons of food each year. I had actually read this headline previously in the newspaper following a campaign run by the Government called Wrap (Waste & Resources Action Programme) which revealed the extent… Read More Waste Not Want Not!
I have been using “green” household cleaning products for a couple of years now. This was a gradual process of replacing previously used products as and when they ran out and in the meantime searching for reasonably priced products that were kinder to the environment but also to my pocket! To be honest I’ve only… Read More Greener Cleaning: the “whys” and the “how-tos”
Looks horrible doesn’t it? All that waste just dumped on landfill. I think the more you “get into” recycling the more preoccupied you get with this mental image of what you throw away ending up just laying there rotting (or not rotting as the case may be) on landfill. I know this is the case for… Read More Some thoughts on waste and our ‘throw-away’ society
A few months back my daughter came home with a tiny broad bean plant she’d planted at school. They had planted it in some soil inside a pot fashioned out of newspaper – very ingenious. We placed it on our kitchen window sill (a nice sunny spot) and kind of just left it, or rather,… Read More How does your garden grow?