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    Cut Down On Food Waste To Save Money And The Planet

    There’s a lot of focus in the news about how our diets are impacting the planet. We’ve all heard that there’s too much plastic in food storage, that we need to reduce our meat intake and that we should all be eating as seasonally as we can. These are all very important to consider, but one thing that needs to be highlighted even more is the amount of food waste we produce in the UK. In the UK, 6.7 million tonnes of food is wasted per year which totals to costs of £10.2 billion a year. This represents costs of £250-£400 per household per year. On the one hand we don’t know…

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    3 Ways To Save Energy At Home

    How much was your latest energy bill? At the end of winter it’s entirely possible that your energy bill was alarming to read. This isn’t ever a good time for the bank balance but as well as the obvious cost to you there’s the hidden cost of what overconsumption is doing to the planet.  Being aware of how much energy you use at home and taking steps to reduce overall energy usage not only will save you money but it will also reduce the size of your carbon footprint. Small disclaimer! It’s worth mentioning that the concept of a carbon footprint was created by BP in order to put the responsibility for…