Today I’m excited to bring you some great stories from around the internet.
Each story focus on the reduce, reuse, recycle theme to bring you one step closer to a zero waste lifestyle.
20 ways to reduce plastic
Over on Granola Catholic, Lisa shares 20 ways she and her family have reduced plastic in their lives.
It was attending a talk at the Science Museum and hearing that plastic was erm, dinosaur Poo that put her on the track to eliminating putting plastic in her mouth!
Check out “Twenty Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastics”
Send your waste on a date
With the recent rise in landfill tax, it is now more expensive to landfill items than recycle of compost them.
In answer to this, Vegware, have set up their composting network which is a “matchmaking service for bins” !
The composting network introduces business such as caterers to local sustainable waste management services. Read more of the story with “Vegware introduces match-making service for bins”
Colour changing plastic
Fed up of use by dates telling you when to throw food away? Now scientists have invented a sensor film which changes colour to show when fresh produce has gone off.
Apparently it will mean an end to the “unpleasant kitchen ritual of having to smell chicken legs, pork chops or pieces of fish to see if they are spoiled”.
I wonder if the film is recyclable 😉
Check out “Colour-changing food packaging could end food poisoning” and let me know what you think.
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