Zero waste cooking

12 zero waste foods you will never buy again

...because you'll make them yourself (and save a ton of money at the same time) When I talk to friends (or strangers) about my zero waste lifestyle, one of the most common questions I get is: "But what do you do about x?" - "x" usually being an ingredient or food item that people believe… Continue reading 12 zero waste foods you will never buy again

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Warwickshire’s eco pioneers Zero and Reyousable share their stories at Cloud Femme event

Zero waste talk with Charlie from Zero and Nicola and Claire from Reyousable at Hart+Co In case you've missed it - here's a quick write-up of Wednesday's fab zero waste talk with local eco pioneers Zero and Reyousable, who are both cornerstones of Warwickshire's zero waste community. Hosted by local female networking group Cloud Femme… Continue reading Warwickshire’s eco pioneers Zero and Reyousable share their stories at Cloud Femme event

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Weekly meal plans and shops

12 zero waste breakfast ideas

In German we have a saying that, literally translated, would go roughly like this: Eat breakfast like an emperor, have lunch like a king, and dine like a beggar.German saying Whether you're in the emperor's empire or in the beggar's corner when it comes to your breakfast routine, it's worth thinking about how you can… Continue reading 12 zero waste breakfast ideas

Weekly meal plans and shops

August weekly zero waste meal plan and shop

As promised, I'm showing a typical zero waste meal plan and shopping list for a week in August, including costs. I hope this gives you some ideas of how to plan meals and a weekly shop, avoiding waste. As always, this plan follows my 'how to' guide on zero waste meal planning. I've also linked… Continue reading August weekly zero waste meal plan and shop

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Weekly meal plans and shops

How to create a weekly meal plan for a zero waste shop

"Failing to plan is planning to fail" - this quote often attributed to Benjamin Franklin might sound a bit drastic in a zero waste context, it is however somewhat true for attempting a zero waste lifestyle. Now before you throw the towel because you hate planning, let me assure you that creating a weekly meal… Continue reading How to create a weekly meal plan for a zero waste shop

Zero waste shopping

The ultimate guide to zero waste shopping in Warwickshire

Last updated 11th October 2019 Do you live in Warwick or Leamington, or in surrounding areas in Warwickshire? Congratulations, you're in luck. You happen to live in an area where zero waste shopping - i.e. reducing the amount of (mainly plastic) waste you produce with every food shop - is easy-ish. Why? Because we're incredibly… Continue reading The ultimate guide to zero waste shopping in Warwickshire

Zero waste shopping

My weekly zero waste shop in Warwick

Warwick is a near-perfect place for zero waste shopping - count yourself lucky if you live near here. That's because we have a regular weekly market and a number of independent grocery shops and specialist retailers that will happily support your endeavour to avoid packaging when food shopping. I've started my attempt at avoiding waste… Continue reading My weekly zero waste shop in Warwick