A Conversation about Food Waste

A few months ago a good friend recording this conversation about food waste (40mins long) with Jess from my local zero waste grocery store The Good Neighbour in Dublin 14 and my good friend and fellow zero waster Kalpana Shanker. We did if for two reasons, 1 as a test for a podcasting series andContinue reading “A Conversation about Food Waste”

Have Yourself a Merry Eco Party

A lovely aspect of the Christmas season is the impetus to spend time with those we care about. I often think it’s strange that we wait until the busiest time of the year to do this. It’d be nice if we started the new year with a plan not to leave it until next DecemberContinue reading “Have Yourself a Merry Eco Party”

Zero Food Waste – Shopping, Preparing and Eating

I wrote the content for a talk I was due to give at Airfield Festival of Food in Dundrum, Dublin 14 but the venue for my talk didn’t lend itself to listing off a string practical tips so I changed the topic to a more general look at the benefits of sustainable living. Not beingContinue reading “Zero Food Waste – Shopping, Preparing and Eating”

Sustainable Ethical Weddings

I have a confession to make; my guilty pleasure is the TV programme ‘Say Yes to the Dress’. I don’t know why, buying a really expensive dress to wear for one day is the height of single-use consumerism. Maybe it’s just the silliness of it all. It’s pure escapism, and for someone who’s uber pragmaticContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Weddings”

A Guide to Composting & Composters

Composting is so easy peasy it’s a shame that more people don’t do it. It can also save you a fortune in waste charges and in garden compost. It’s also the only zero-waste way to get peat-free compost. It’s also the only way to get compost with no nasties in it. Did you know thatContinue reading “A Guide to Composting & Composters”