How to recycle food waste — TerraCycle News

Organic waste is a major problem for the environment. According to the 2020 National Waste Report, ‘In Australia alone, 13 million tonnes of CO2 is created as a result of organic waste going to landfill, which equates to approximately 3% of Australia’s total emissions.’ This organic waste is primarily  made up of food and garden […] How to recycle food waste — TerraCycle News Continue reading How to recycle food waste — TerraCycle News

Topup Truck: Milk float finds second life as a mobile zero-waste shop in London’s Hackney

An upcycled milk float is now enjoying life as a zero-waste Topup Truck, selling a range of goods and plastic-free items to residents in London’s Hackney. Topup Truck is the brainchild of Ella Shone, who after being furloughed from her sales job during the coronavirus pandemic last spring decided to use her savings to start her new business, aiming to meet growing demand for household … Continue reading Topup Truck: Milk float finds second life as a mobile zero-waste shop in London’s Hackney

Everyday Ways to Go Zero Waste — TerraCycle News

The zero waste movement is picking up speed as entire Instagram accounts, online retailers, and bloggers dedicate themselves to activities that promise to eliminate plastic pollution, reduce food waste, and help us live more sustainable lives.  But what exactly is “zero waste,” anyway?  Essentially, it’s exactly what it sounds like: zero goes to waste, nothing […] Everyday Ways to Go Zero Waste — TerraCycle News Continue reading Everyday Ways to Go Zero Waste — TerraCycle News

Tesco partners with Loop in UK’s first online shopping service selling products in reusables

Tesco has teamed up with the zero-waste shopping service, Loop, to offer the UK’s first first online shopping service that delivers food, drink and household essentials from leading brands in reusable packaging. The new service, which was originally due to launch in March but was pushed back because of the COVID-19 pandemic, aims to change the way households shop and consume amid concern about the global … Continue reading Tesco partners with Loop in UK’s first online shopping service selling products in reusables

Reduce your Household Food Waste with a touch of a button [App] — ecogreenlove

At Cup O’ Sugar, Earth Day is not just a day but the company ethos. The iOS app was launched with the vision of reducing food waste one connection at a time and that is exactly what Cup O’ Sugar is doing. By redefining the ways communities interact and connect with one another, the environment is positively affected. Reduce your Household Food Waste with a touch … Continue reading Reduce your Household Food Waste with a touch of a button [App] — ecogreenlove

#ContactlessCoffee: Best practice on how coffee shops can continue to accept reusable coffee cups

Environmental organisation City to Sea has set up a #ContactlessCoffee initiative to encourage coffee shops now reopening in the UK to accept reusable coffee cups from customers in a way that is safe and secure. The Bristol-based nonprofit organisation decided to launch the #ContactlessCoffee campaign to help keep reusable coffee cups on the menu, having found misinformation around the supposed hygiene benefits of single-use plastics in response … Continue reading #ContactlessCoffee: Best practice on how coffee shops can continue to accept reusable coffee cups

Can the zero-waste movement survive the coronavirus? — Grist

It’s official: Your reusable mug has been tainted — with suspicion. Starbucks announced last Wednesday that it is “pausing the use of personal cups and ‘for here’ ware in our stores” due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and Dunkin’ and Tim Hortons quickly followed suit. That secondhand side-eye doesn’t just apply to coffee containers. Given… via Can the zero-waste movement survive the coronavirus? — Grist Continue reading Can the zero-waste movement survive the coronavirus? — Grist

Zero Waste Homes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The whole zero waste movement is a relatively new phenomenon but it’s one that is greatly welcomed. As citizens of our planet, it is fundamental that we understand that our behaviours every single day can have repercussions for the environment. If we take control and even try to amend our ways one step at a time eg ditch the disposable coffee cups, it can make … Continue reading Zero Waste Homes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

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

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