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Simple swaps for Plastic Free July

When I opened The Refill Pantry in London Road in June 2018, I wanted people local to the area to have the option to buy as many products in their own containers as we were able to supply. My primary aim was to reduce single use plastic ending up in landfill. So we started by stocking a wide range of staple goods such as pasta, rice, cereals, lentils, nuts, seeds and dried fruit.

Quick and Easy Ways to Eat More Plants

Becky Alexander shows us how we can introduce more plants into our meals, cutting our carbon footprint while exploring delicious new dishes.

10 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Caroline Wilson gives us 10 top tips on reducing food waste at home – cutting both our carbon footprint and our living costs at the same time.

Fruit, Veg & Wildlife in a Smaller Garden

Insects are attracted by profusely flowering plants such as the hot-lips salvia, while bug and bee hotels offer them the chance to stay and to hibernate. Similarly, the small pond attracts newts and frogs and a nearby pile of old wood and tiles gives them somewhere to over-winter.

COVID won’t stop SustFest21

Can you adapt one of your ongoing activities to be part of SustFest? Jill Watson, Chair of #SustFest21 on how to build a sustainabilty festival in the midst of the pandemic…

One Woman’s journey #veganuary

“Like most people, I knew I could do more, but I wasn’t ready to commit to something which I felt so intimidated by…”