Archive for November, 2008
I’m so excited about our latest offer as it is from one of my favourite online stores. This gorgeous company will solve all your luxury Christmas shopping problems for sure! Rachel and Ismat own the Natural Store. The Natural Store helps you Buy Better and Consume More Consciously by providing high quality products that place […]
As promised, these are the soups I made last week from vegetables, cream and cheese that were about to walk out of the fridge themselves. I ended up with six pots of glorious brown stuff to stash away in the freezer for a ‘can’t be bothered to cook’ evening 🙂
We were doing so well with this week’s weigh in and then I went and had one of my ‘good ideas’. Actually, it was more of a ‘we really need to do this before the house is condemned’ type idea. You see, this morning i walked into my kitchen annexe and was confronted with this:
Following a BBC story today about controversial pay-as-you-throw schemes suggested as a way for Britain to deal with its waste problem, Bob Walmsley from Radio Northampton dedicated an hour to discussing this important issue. The question for his phone in this afternoon was “Is pay as you throw a load of rubbish?” And what a […]
If you’re about this afternoon and want to listen in on a Radio Phone in; yours truly will be on the Bob Walmsley show (BBC Northamptonshire) at about 1:20pm. You can listen in live or tune in again later. The phone in is about the new proposals for a pay-as-you-throw scheme in Britain. As you […]
We’ve now found two ways for Mr Green to enjoy his caffeine fix sans landfill waste! The first is at our local(ish) Taurus Crafts. In there, you can choose from about 12 different types of coffee bean which can be bought whole or are ground in front of your very eyes.
I borrowed a great book from the library last week by Marguerite Patten called ‘Feeding the Nation‘. I’m reading it to try and get more inspiration and motivation to waste less food. Not that we waste a lot compared to the ‘average’ family; but we waste more than I would like to or need to.