Latest waste posts


Why ‘best before’ food labelling is not best for the planet or your budget

UK supermarkets have removed “best before” dates on thousands of fresh food products in an effort to reduce food waste. Apples, bananas, potatoes, cucumbers and broccoli are among the most wasted foods. This could reduce waste by an estimated 50,000 tonnes a year!


Online Shopping, Supporting Local Businesses And Trying To Live Zero Waste: Can These All Work Together?

Over the past couple of decades, our consumer habits have been a topic of mass discussion through different peaks and troughs. But it feels like they've never before been under such scrutiny and pressure.


How To Get Your Workplace Waste Under Control

Good businesses don't happen by accident. Strategic plans are made to reach objectives - and your waste management is no different.


What Happens To Our Recyclable Items?

Ever wondered exactly how it's all sorted, and what happens to it after that?


Recycling Facts: Navigating Your Bins Like A Boss

Recycling plays such an important part in managing our waste, but it's easy to be confused about what we're allowed to recycle.


Broken Stuff Can Be Better Stuff: What I Learnt At A ‘Repair Fair’

I went to a 'repair fair' in Sydney and was inspired to imagine what my old broken things can become.

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9 Ways To Extend The Life Of Ripped Stockings

Over the short lifespan of your stockings? Luckily they come in hand in lots of other ways.

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How Sustainability Education Could Cure The Crisis Of Overconsumption

Is overpopulation the problem, or is greed? Could addressing our greed solve the issue of a lack of resources?


Using Portion Control To Avoid Food Waste

Ever find yourself filling your plate with much more than you can chew? Controlling your portion sizes can help ensure that more food ends up in your mouth than in the bin.