Tag archive for ‘zero waste’
Plastic pick up crew
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Five-year-old activist needs YOU to join her plastic pick up crew!

Meet the five-year-old that’s saving the world with her plastic pick up crew, and she wants your help! Plastic pollution is one of the biggest challenges our planet is currently facing. More and more of us are More...

morrisons too good to waste
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, December 17th, 2018

Morrisons launches ‘Too Good to Waste’ fruit and vegetable box for £1

In a bid to cut down on food waste, Morrisons supermarket is selling one-kilogram ‘Too Good to Waste’ boxes filled with fruit and vegetables that are at the end of their shelf life but are still good More...

plastic-free supermarket london
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Britain’s first plastic-free supermarket opens in London

A London supermarket is ditching plastic packaging in its mission to become Britain’s first plastic-free supermarket.  Image credit: The Telegraph Supermarkets are increasingly coming under fire from customers More...

simple eco swaps
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, September 24th, 2018

Green in 15: 15 top tips to help you live a greener lifestyle

Becoming environmentally conscious is as easy as 1, 2, 3… 15! Charlotte Willis provides her top 15 tips towards a mindful, responsible and green lifestyle.  Green and Proud It never ceases to amaze me how More...

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...