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Save Food and Money Every Week

In the UK, we throw away £9.7 billion of food every year – that’s a staggering amount of food ending up in the bin! On average, each household throws away £355.68 worth of food every year. Not only is this food waste a strain on the planet, but it also means we are effectively throwing …

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Averting Disaster: the IPCC’s Latest Report on the Climate Crisis

In the rapidly moving global news world, last Monday seems a long time ago. Yet it really was just over a week ago when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest report was published. This terrifying report laid bare the reality of the climate crisis, forcing news channels to report on this issue for …

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Growing food in schools helps children and the planet

Growing Food Leads to Healthier Children and Planet!

In many of our cities, it is easy for children to grow up being disconnected from the origin of their food. For many children, how food ends up on their plates is a total mystery. This is one element of city living that has not changed over the past 100 years or so. Just as …

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World Ocean’s Day – Why Does It Matter?

Many of you may be aware that yesterday was World Ocean’s Day. Regardless of where in the world we live, the oceans influence everyone’s lives. Therefore, the health of our oceans is of paramount importance for maintaining the health of the whole planet and ourselves. Now, perhaps more than ever before, the oceans are changing …

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Food Waste: Is the UK on Target?

Food waste is responsible for an estimated 6-8% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The emissions come from producing the energy required to grow, harvest, transport and dispose of food that is wasted. Additionally, the biodegradation of food produces methane. Methane traps 72 times the amount of heat that CO2 traps over a period of 20 years. This is …

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