Go Vegan for the Environment

Vegan Vibes by Michelle D’Arcy Jewell There are lots of reasons why someone might choose to have a vegan lifestyle but it seems that there are an increasing number of people choosing to omit animal products from their life to help the environment. Research has shown that there are many environmental issues associated with animal […]

Climate Crisis Creates Water Shortage for Newport Allotments

Newport Town Council have turned off the supply to the town’s allotment in the face of the climate crisis in a bid to reduce water waste. The Town Council has agreed to provide water containers to Meadow View and Boughey Road sites as a temporary measure. Councillor Lyn Fowler stated that some “exciting” long-term, sustainable […]

The Little Green Pantry -Zero Waste Goods Delivered to Your Door

Keli has built relationships with a number of other like-minded businesses throughout the region and alongside the standard pastas, grains, nuts and seeds, she provides an outlet for sales of locally made eco-friendly products. These include beeswax food wraps made from Alison at Alison’s Bee Class and reusable wipes and personal products from Crafty Mrs […]

Cinnabar Sources Vegan Chocolate That Tastes Divine

Ludlow based ethical lifestyle shop Cinnabar Cinnabar claims to have found a delicious vegan chocolate bar that they are confident everyone will love. happifreefrom chocolate is made from 47% cocoa, no soy, ethically sourced, made with 100% vegan ingredients and is sustainably packaged. Jessie, founder of Cinnabar Cinnabar described it to us as truly delicious […]

Michelin Award for Wild Restaurant Shropshire

Whitchurch based Wild Shropshire Restaurant has been awarded a ‘Plate Award’ from the Michelin Guide for the first time. This award is a a symbol of very good food at moderate prices, a fantastic accolade for a micro seasonal restaurant that opened in April 2020 and has had only 3 months of opening due to […]

Bridgnorth Welcomes New Zero Waste Store

A new shop is opening its doors this week on Mill Street in Low Town, Bridgnorth. Owned by the community and run largely by volunteers, Our Green Shop is a story of community success during what has been a difficult year. In 2020 a group of individuals from the community got together with an aim […]

Two Ingredients Banana Oat Cookies

The simplest way to look after our planet is to reduce waste. An easy place to start in many households is reducing food that goes into the kitchen bin. So we thought we would start to share a few simple recipes that make the most of food that is past its best, but perfect for […]

Eco Rotary Club – Food Waste Tips

Guest blog by The Eco Rotary Club In the midst of a pandemic our priorities as humans change. This is natural, it’s how we survive. What is sad to see though is the negative effects that some of our behaviour changes bring about. One of the outcomes of recent panic buying is the increase of […]

Support local wildlife with your pumpkin leftovers

Easy DIY pumpkin bird feeder! With around 8 million leftover pumpkins estimated this year in the UK, make sure yours isn’t wasted by repurposing it to support local wildlife. With Halloween over and lots of tasty pumpkin soup made, why not get one more use out of your pumpkin before putting the husk into the […]

Meal Planning – Reduce waste and your shopping bill

5 benefits of meal planning… Saves time – taking away daily decisions and shortening your time in the shops Saves stress – reducing evening family arguments Less food wasted – only buying what you need Saves money – only buying what you need Healthier eating – less last minute quick fixes or takeaways It sounds […]