Part of my Zero Waste Week pledge last week was to reduce our food waste. Before the week started I did a lot of research into the best ways to do this. I found various different ideas such as creative ways to use up left overs, portion control and freezing leftovers. These are all very well but they take time which is something that we as a household seem to have very little of. I needed a way to reduce our food waste that was simple but effective and that was when I decided that we needed to start making our own compost.
To save a bit of money on our weekly food shop we have started an allotment together with my sister in law. You can read all about how this started in my Amateur Allotment Growers post. Continue reading “Thrifty Thursday – Grow Your Own”