Zero Waste Food
A selection of posts on zero waste food including using up leftovers, composting and food shopping without plastic.
This is a collaborative post with Bug Bakes
It’s no secret that livestock farming contributes to global warming. Without going into too much detail or getting too technical animals produce methane (when they burp or fart).
Methane is 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide and speeds up the Greenhouse Effect. As we are consuming more and more meat we need more animals. More animals means more methane. Read More »Bug Bakes – Eco Treats for Dogs
Sometimes I feel like I sound like a broken record but working towards a more sustainable lifestyle is definitely a journey, not a destination. It takes time to research more sustainable alternatives.Read More »Switching to Reusable Baking Mats from Poppy Bee
If you are a regular here at Gypsy Soul then you may remember a while ago when I made my own reusable beeswax wraps with a friend. We wanted to reduce the amount of single-use plastic we were using in our kitchen. Read More »Reusable Food Wrap by BeeBee Wraps – Alternatives to Cling Film
When I was younger I remember my Grandmother had a very impressive larder next to her kitchen. It was filled to the brim with all sorts of homemade goodies. It wasn’t like the larders you see today on Pinterest with matching jars and chalkboard labels. It was a mishmash of jars, containers, tins and anything else that she could reuse. Read More »7 Reusable Alternatives to Cling Film
My tea obsession is no secret and pretty well documented. One thing I discovered during Zero Waste Week is I throw a lot of used green tea leaves into the compost. I know some people reuse tea bags and the leaves to make more than one cup but I don’t see the point in that as all of the health benefits from the tea come out in the first boil. I wanted to look into other ways that you can reuse tea leaves. Read More »10 Uses for Leftover Green Tea Leaves
I have been eyeing up the pot of hummus in our fridge with a sense of doom. This one pot could be my downfall in my Zero Food Waste Week challenge. Once opened it really needs to be consumed within 3 days however the shop bought pots are pretty big so unless you plan to only eat hummus for 3 days there’s a fair chance that you are going to have some leftover.Read More »10 Uses for Leftover Hummus