Restaurant Nolla: The Finnish eatery wanting to make zero-waste a norm in the wider restaurant industry

Three international chefs have made the Finnish city of Helsinki home for their zero-waste restaurant, the first of its kind in Finland. Restaurant Nolla is the brainchild of three friends – Carlos Henriques from Portugal, Albert Franch Sunyer from Barcelona, and Luka Balac from Serbia – who wanted to do something about the “outdated” waste management practices in the restaurant industry. Nolla works with local … Continue reading Restaurant Nolla: The Finnish eatery wanting to make zero-waste a norm in the wider restaurant industry

How to minimise your waste during Zero Waste Week and beyond

People across the UK are being challenged to be more mindful of waste and to minimise the amount of stuff they throw away, as part of Zero Waste Week. Zero Waste Week, which runs from 2-6 September 2019, is asking people to think twice before throwing anything in the bin to help save money, protect the environment and address the threat of climate change. Rachelle … Continue reading How to minimise your waste during Zero Waste Week and beyond

Life with Less Waste: Short film documents Tasmania-based family of five’s endeavours to live waste-free

Tasmania-based family of five, the Carters, have found ways to produce almost no rubbish – filling one small jar of waste in two years. In a short film, Happen Films documents Lauren and Oberon Carter’s waste-free lifestyle as they bring up their three daughters in Hobart, Oberon. In a quest to make sustainable living easy for families to integreate in to their daily lives, Lauren … Continue reading Life with Less Waste: Short film documents Tasmania-based family of five’s endeavours to live waste-free

The Green Weigh: Zero-waste shop on wheels set up by four Dorset-based mothers brings planet friendly products to locals

Four Dorset-based mums are helping local residents to reduce their impact on the planet with their zero-waste shop on wheels, The Green Weigh. The Green Weigh, which started life in August 2018, aims to provide an alternative to those who want to reduce their plastic impact and buy food free from packaging, whilst reaching communities who may be isolated. The zero-waste shop on wheels – … Continue reading The Green Weigh: Zero-waste shop on wheels set up by four Dorset-based mothers brings planet friendly products to locals

Zero Waste [Checklists] — ecogreenlove

If you’re passionate about the environment, it’s likely that you’ve looked for places in your life where you could reduce your waste. Whether you’re a business owner running a sustainable restaurant or you’re a stay-at-home parent looking to reduce waste, there are opportunities all around us to make the planet a little greener. via Zero Waste [Checklists] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Zero Waste [Checklists] — ecogreenlove

The Wally Shop: The zero-waste delivery service making trash-free a reality in New York City

Brooklyn-based startup, The Wally Shop is making zero-waste grocery shopping a reality by delivering products in reusable, eco-friendly packaging. Launched last October in Bushwick, customers can conveniently place their order for seasonal and organic produce as well as pantry items like grains, nuts, pasta, legumes, spices, coffee and tea online. The Wally Shop source from small local shops and farmers markets to ensure that all … Continue reading The Wally Shop: The zero-waste delivery service making trash-free a reality in New York City

EcoSouk: Lebanon welcomes its first permanent zero-waste store

A souk of a different kind has opened up in Beirut. The city that was at the height of a “trash crisis” in 2015 has welcomed Lebanon’s first permanent zero-waste store, EcoSouk. EcoSouk is the brainchild of Recycle Lebanon, a nongovernmental organisation founded to find sustainable and eco-friendly solutions to the garbage crisis in Lebanon. EcoSouk sells a range of eco-friendly products including upcycled jewellery, organic honey, meswaks (dentist-approved teeth … Continue reading EcoSouk: Lebanon welcomes its first permanent zero-waste store

Valentine’s Day Gifts: Zero-Waste Starter Kits

What do you give as a gift for Valentine’s Day to your eco-conscious other half? How about a zero-waste starter kit? Whether your other half is taking their first steps in to living more sustainably or is in the process of going plastic-free, zero-waste starter kits are a practical and thoughtful gift on all accounts. Wearth, an online marketplace which partners with independent UK brands making … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gifts: Zero-Waste Starter Kits

Charlotte’s Cupboard: Mobile packaging-free shop making minimal waste living accessible and convenient

Zero waste or minimal waste shops are popping up everywhere, offering conscious consumers a sustainable way to shop for groceries. Now Charlotte’s Cupboard is making grocery shopping that much more convenient for shoppers in Sussex as “the UK’s first packaging-free shop on wheels”. The vegan-friendly, plastic-free shop, which runs on electric wheels, is a zero-emission and zero-to-landfill operation. Seeking to help locals reduce waste, Charlotte’s Cupboard provides … Continue reading Charlotte’s Cupboard: Mobile packaging-free shop making minimal waste living accessible and convenient