Why I don’t like Biodegradable / Compostable Plastics

In recent months there’s been a lot of talk about plastic waste in Ireland. I’m hoping that this is a sign of things to come and that we’ll soon be waving bye, bye to unnecessary, excessive use of plastic. Most commentators seem to agree that our use of plastic has got out of hand butContinue reading “Why I don’t like Biodegradable / Compostable Plastics”

Abandoning Perfection

Recently I read an interview with Douglas McMaster, chef and founder of Zero Waste restaurant Silo in Brighton. He made a very interesting point in relation to waste when asked about examples of waste in restaurants, such as the Fat Duck binning plates ready to go to a table if they sit for longer thanContinue reading “Abandoning Perfection”

Driving an Electric Car 2021

We bought our 2012 Nissan Leaf second-hand in June 2016 and despite still loving it we are having issues with the range and are now looking to upgrade to an electric car with a longer range. Before you read on about the pros and cons of having an electric car and our personal experience ofContinue reading “Driving an Electric Car 2021”