Can I recycle this? The confusions around our takeaway trash

In the fight against the damaging effects of disposable, single-use plastics, food retailers and small businesses across the country have been switching to alternative, plant-based materials for their takeaway packaging.

But how many of us actually know how to dispose of this stuff correctly? And is this really the right way to solve our takeaway trash problem?

View Post

You can find salad grown in Bute Park on the menu at some of Cardiff’s top restaurants

Salad leaves grown in Cardiff’s Bute Park are now available at some of the city’s top independent restaurants. The Cardiff Salad Garden, which has been running for just over a year, also provides volunteering opportunities for the city’s asylum seeker population.

View Post

Ripple: Cardiff’s new zero-waste lifestyle shop

My Twitter feed lit up with exclamations of excitement and congratulations when Cardiff-born freelance journalist Sophie Rae announced that she would be opening Cardiff’s first zero waste shop, aptly named ‘Ripple’. And now that it’s open, you can shop there yourself.

View Post

#MakeToastNotWaste with these easy mid-week meals

Did you know that in the UK, 24 million slices of bread are thrown away every single day? To tackle this, Love Food Hate Waste’s latest campaign, #MakeToastNotWaste, aims to encourage people to use more bread straight from the freezer; join in by giving these three easy “on toast” recipes a try.

View Post

Looking for Something?