What actually happens to the stuff in your food waste caddy, and why is it important?

We all know we should be doing our bit to cut food waste at home. But when it comes to the stuff we can’t eat (like teabags, coffee grounds, and eggshells) we can still have a positive environmental impact by making sure we recycle them.

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Recipe: Rich & Tasty Vegetarian Ragu

As I’m sure most readers will know by now, I’m not vegetarian, but I often use this blog to champion the approach of eating “less and better” meat. One of the ways we do this in our house is to eat plant based ‘meat alternatives’ fairly often – and as we always have onions, carrots and mushrooms sitting in our fridge (and fresh thyme growing in our garden), this rich and tasty veggie ragu is one of our household favourites. I hope you like it!

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As lockdown lifts, Cardiff cafes unite to support #ContactlessCoffee & reusable cups

A group of local, independent coffee shops and restaurants has teamed up to promote #ContactlessCoffee and encourage the safe and hygienic use of reusable coffee cups as lockdown restrictions lift. The campaign is based on an initiative from City to Sea, the award-winning, Bristol-based organisation turning the tide on single-use plastic. They recently launched the #ContactlessCoffee campaign, which began as a pilot in Bristol, with a short video for cafes highlighting the latest best practice for accepting reusable cups safely.

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This Week, Join a Virtual Film Screening and Q&A on The Story of Plastic

For many of us, the lockdown has provided an opportunity to spend time planning for a greener, more sustainable future in South Wales and beyond. In this spirit, Friends of the Earth Cymru will be hosting a free, virtual screening of The Story Of Plastic – and they’re inviting everyone to join a post-screening Q&A and discussion to help spur on local action as the lockdown lifts.

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