Lent Plastic Challenge 2020

26th February to 9th April Are you trying to reduce your plastics as an individual and need some inspiration?  Perhaps you have ‘nailed it’ and want to get your friends, family and teammates engaged without being ‘preachy’. Or you just fancy doing more than giving up chocolate this Lent.  So why not suggest you all Read More

Overcoming our Brain: The Psychology behind a Lent Plastic Challenge

If you have ever started a diet, or told yourself you are never eating sugar or chocolate again, you will know how tough it can be and how all you think about is the forbidden items. This can be the same, if you try to make changes to your lifestyle for the environment, like going Read More

Store Cupboard Baking

By Livvy Drake To encourage saving, I have set myself a weekly budget for buying food, eating out and weekly treats. So when compiling my shopping list,  staring at the jars of flours and powders in the cupboard, I realised I had an abundance of delights in front of me and it was time for some store Read More

Plastic-free Cooking

by Livvy Drake Every time I undertake the Lent Plastic Challenge, I find that the new recipes and products I discover, far outweigh the the things I go without. Often being ‘busy’ (our favourite word in this modern world), means I forget about the joy found being creativity in the kitchen. But, as the ‘busy’ doesn’t show Read More

Why plastic ‘aint fantastic for Mother Nature

As we get ready for the Lent Plastic Challenge,today’s blog is all about the environmental impacts of plastics throughout it’s lifecycle. Where does plastic come from? Plastic is made from crude oil, which is mined/drilled around the world. Oil is a fossil fuel, meaning it was created thousands of years ago from fossil refinement and Read More