Sustainable Living

Recycling Officer Blog – Sustainability at Work Hi there, it’s Andrew here with another recycling blog. The Recycling team are often invited to different events and training sessions throughout the year. I was lucky enough to attend an internal training session called, ‘Think Great for Sustainable Decisions’. This one hour ‘Pit Stop’ session, looked at…


Le Doggy Bag

Some of my earliest memories of eating in restaurants involve my Great Auntie Liz, I’m not sure if we only ate out when she was with us or if because as a child with eyes bigger than my stomach, her way of eating suited me. Great Auntie Liz always had a roll of freezer bags…


Make a new year’s resolution – to reduce, reuse and recycle!

After the excesses of Christmas and New Year, why not make a new year’s resolution for 2016 to reduce, reuse and recycle more? Have you bought or been given more food over the festive period than you can realistically eat? Did you receive any unwanted Christmas presents that are now lurking at the back of…

Hand holding out pumpkin lantern in front of food recycling bin

Ideas for waste free Halloween costumes, parties and treats

Hi there, Scarlett here. With Halloween nearly upon us, you might have already started planning your creepy costume or petrifying party. But there is no need to dig deep into your wallets to cover the cost of the costumes, party decorations, sweets and treats… Halloween needn’t be costly, keep reading for our top tips on…

Flask of soup and metal spoon

The benefits of reusable cutlery

Hi there, Tanita here with a short blog post on the topic of reusable cutlery. I think we have all been in the position where we have bought a sandwich, salad or soup to take away and have been given plastic cutlery to use. Cafés encourage us to take their disposable plastic cutlery and then put…

Reusable Mug

Why reusable mugs are better than disposable cups

Hello! It’s Tanita here, with a post on the topic of reusable mugs. I am a person who is fuelled by tea – it has been said that my hand is permanently locked in a reusable mug holding position! I also appear to have the ability to hear a kettle being clicked on from a…

Love Your Food booklet cover

Food, Glorious Food Part III

It’s Scarlett, back again for the last instalment of food waste reducing tips. This time we will be looking at how to reduce food waste when cooking and eating out. Cooking Cook more than you need! When you’re tired the last thing you want to do is cook, but shop-bought ready meals are expensive, not…