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Here we share our top tips on organic gardening, water saving and composting to help you on your journey to sustainable living.

Gardening Basics: Compost vs Soil

Gardening Basics: Compost vs Soil

Welcome to our new 'Gardening Basics' series where each week we will take you through the questions we asked when we were first introduced to the world of gardening. First up, we're looking at where compost comes from and how to use it in your garden... To the...

National Gardening Week 2021

National Gardening Week 2021

NATIONAL GARDENING WEEK 2021   Here it is! One of our favourite gardening celebrations - National Gardening Week 2021! The aim of the event is to inspire British population, especially younger people, to learn more about gardening and how green spaces benefit us....

Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day! šŸŒ±šŸŒŽ   This year's theme is "Restore Our Earth" - that's why we have a brief action plan for you so we can help each other live more sustainably.   But before we get down to our tips, here are 3 positive things that changed since first Earth...

Why is composting so important?

Why is composting so important?

Myth: Food waste biodegrades in any modern landfill. Reality: Nothing is supposed to biodegrade in a landfill!     BIODEGRADATION EXPLAINED   Biodegradation is a process of breaking down the major components of dead organisms, mainly carbon and...

The Bokashi system explained

The Bokashi system explained

  THE BOKASHI SYSTEM EXPLAINED   The Bokashi Bin (also known as the Kitchen Composter) is a unique product that allows you to compost all your kitchen waste including cooked and raw meat, fish and dairy products as well as any other organicĀ material. With...

Food Waste Action Week 2021

Food Waste Action Week 2021

  Whether you believe it or not, climate change is real.   As Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates, around 25-30% of food is either lost or wasted worldwide, contributing around 10% of total man-made greenhouse gas emissions. This is because...

No space to recycle? No problem!

No space to recycle? No problem!

Lara Stevenson, from York, tells us how recycling using our ā€˜Triple Stackā€™ recycling trolley has made such a difference to her day-to-day life. I live in York city centre with my husband in a terraced town house. Although thereā€™s just the two of us, I would describe...