Tag archive for ‘zero waste’
max la manna
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

In the kitchen with zero waste chef Max La Manna

Zero waste chef Max went vegan in 2012 and is now a passionate advocate for vegan food and the whole lifestyle.  It all started six years ago while I was in Hawaii visiting friends on a holiday trip. I was in More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Lidl is selling ‘wonky veg’ boxes for £1.50 to reduce food waste

In order to reduce the amount of waste produced by the store, Lidl is trialling cut-price 5kg boxes of ‘wonky fruit and veg’. Fruit and vegetables described as ‘wonky’ are usually left on supermarket shelves More...

zero waste supermarket birmingham
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Birmingham’s first zero-waste supermarket is open for business

One man is making it his mission to help shoppers in Birgminham to reduce the amount of packaging they consume by opening a zero-waste supermarket, The Clean Kilo. One of the most devastating problems facing our More...

zero waste vegan market in london
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

London’s first zero waste vegan market is coming this Autumn

London will soon welcome its first ever vegan, zero waste market that will showcase sustainable products and aims to help us all to live more consciously. Set to take place between 10.00-17.00 on Saturday 29th September More...

zero waste vegan festival
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

The UK’s first zero waste vegan festival is coming this summer

The UK’s first zero-waste vegan festival, No Planet B, is set to take place this summer with a stellar line-up of speakers, events, music and food. The UK’s first zero-waste vegan festival, No Planet B, is More...

What happens to rubbish
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The price of a throwaway society: What happens to our rubbish?

What happens to all the stuff we casually toss into a bin? Charlotte Willis investigates the rubbish reality… Are you finished with that bar of chocolate? Throw the wrapper in the trash. Broken knick-knacks More...

A zero waste vegan shop is opening its doors in London this weekend
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, December 1st, 2017

A zero waste vegan shop is opening its doors in London this weekend

A brand new all-vegan zero waste shop is set to open its doors in London this weekend. Hetu, a brand new all-vegan zero waste shop is on a mission to help Londoners to live a more ethical and sustainable lifestyle More...

Former Manchester United football player opens zero-waste vegan shop
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Former Manchester United football player opens zero-waste vegan shop

Earth.Food.Love was set up by the former Manchester United fullback Richard Eckersley and his wife Nicola. At the peak of his career Mr Eckersley fell out of love with football and into saving the world by teaching More...

zero waste vegan life
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, June 16th, 2017

What’s it like to live a zero waste vegan life?

Recycling comes naturally to vegans, but what’s it like to try to live a zero-waste vegan life? Charlotte Willis takes the challenge… Once upon a time, I believed I lived a very sustainable lifestyle. Recycle? More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Food waste: Exploring the modern throw-away culture

Charlotte Willis explores the modern day throw-away culture in her two-part exposé… As a child, I wonder if you were coerced into finishing that last piece of broccoli, mouthful of peas or piece of water-saturated More...