Blog Posts - Food Waste



My dairy free plan of action

My doctor thinks my kids and I might have a dairy allergy or intolerance.  To be honest I've been waiting for the day someone was going to tell me to get my kids to avoid dairy products.  When I was younger I couldn't eat dairy products at...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 26, 2014

Food’s Water Footprint

How can we change our diet to reduce our water footprint?
by GreenEatz Blog on Mar 26, 2014

Tracking Food Waste From Your Food Truck

Since the mobile food industry exploded in 2008 many food truck owners have looked for ways to go green, many have chosen a systems type approach that reduces the amount of waste that comes out of their trucks and turns …...
by Mobile Cuisine Magazine on Mar 26, 2014

My dairy free plan of action

My doctor thinks my kids and I might have a dairy allergy or intolerance.  To be honest I've been waiting for the day someone was going to tell me to get my kids to avoid dairy products.  When I was younger I couldn't eat dairy products at...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 26, 2014

Feeling the strain...

I know that the best way to treat obstacles are as if they were stepping stones and I know that some of the best discoveries are made when I can't do what I would usually do/ from making mistakes, but recently everything seems to be going wrong and I...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 25, 2014

Feeling the strain...

I know that the best way to treat obstacles are as if they were stepping stones and I know that some of the best discoveries are made when I can't do what I would usually do/ from making mistakes, but recently everything seems to be going wrong and I...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 25, 2014

My Year of Eco Challenges - Challenge 7 - starting a food sharing revolution in my local area!

My 7th challenge on My Year of Eco Challenges is to do something to help tackle the issues of food waste and food poverty in my local area by encouraging people to share food!According to Love Food Hate Waste 'almost 50% of the total amount of food t...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 20, 2014

My Year of Eco Challenges - Challenge 7 - starting a food sharing revolution in my local area!

My 7th challenge on My Year of Eco Challenges is to do something to help tackle the issues of food waste and food poverty in my local area by encouraging people to share food!According to Love Food Hate Waste 'almost 50% of the total amount of food t...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 20, 2014

Food as Art

Looking at ‘food as art’ makes us connect and think about food in a different way.
by GreenEatz Blog on Mar 19, 2014

How Mario Batali’s Restaurants Are Fighting Food Waste

Guest post by Elizabeth Meltz of Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group.  It’s become common knowledge that 40% of food in America goes uneaten. To get our food from farm to plates we utilize 50% of all U.S. land, 10% of the total U.S. energy b...
by Food+Tech Connect on Mar 12, 2014

Food waste and food loss

This week the World Bank has been highlighting the problem of food waste, reinforcing previous findings that between a quarter and a third of the world’s food is lost or wasted. I’ve written about this before, pointing out that this happens in de...
by Make Wealth History on Mar 5, 2014

Last night at Brighton Green Drinks....

Green Drinks is a global phenomenon and something I only found out about fairly recently. They provide an opportunity for people concerned with environmental issues to get together, to network and to discuss all things eco and green.  I went to...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Feb 27, 2014

Seasons greetings and brussels sprouts toothpicks to you all!

To all my readers out there that have been celebrating today, I hope you had a very happy Christmas!  For all those that think it isn't their holiday this article gives an interesting take on the subject...The brussels sprouts on the s...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Dec 25, 2013

What to do with a glut of apples!

Several weeks ago my husband came home with a whole load of apples from the apple tree where he works. They were already a little over-ripe so I put them in the fridge.  I asked for suggestions on Facebook about what to do with them and got load...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Dec 3, 2013

The other day...

The other day I did my usual weekly local shop and this week I went to the butchers and bought a chicken.I took along this tub - an old sweet tub.  Yes it did contain sweets and it is plastic, but they weren't my sweets (I'm sugar free) and...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 30, 2013

Tea towel frozen pizza!

This blog post is the 4th in a series. In case you are wondering what happened to 1,2 and 3 in this series, don't worry you haven't missed anything. I didn't realise I was writing a series until it happened! This series tells the story of bread...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Nov 9, 2013

We must talk about all of the Waste

The Government has launched a new loan fund to enable a small number of farmers to build small scale Anerobic Digestion units on their farms. The funding is a modest £3M and the Farmers can apply for up to £400,000 … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Oct 14, 2013

We must talk about all of the Waste

The Government has launched a new loan fund to enable a small number of farmers to build small scale Anerobic Digestion units on their farms. The funding is a modest £3M and the Farmers can apply for up to £400,000 … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Oct 14, 2013

Homegrown under-ripe spaghetti squash for dinner - yum!

Earlier in the year I read a blog post somewhere about spaghetti squash.  It is a type of squash that has flesh that once cooked can be separated out to look like spaghetti.  I hadn't heard of it before and got a little bit excited about th...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Oct 11, 2013

Homemade Carrot Marmalade

A Traditional Marmalade With A Carrot Twist   Marmalade sandwiches anyone? Well this year has been a huge success in our household with canning and I really, really got into the swing of it to my surprise. I have done some canning before but not to...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Oct 6, 2013


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