Story by @greenmuhajirahImage by Erin Chapman | @erins_illustrations Having emigrated to (semi-rural) Tunisia, a country quite different from my home of the Netherlands, it’s interesting to observe not only how people have different culinary traditions, but how locals’ experience of food affects their attitude towards waste. In Tunisia, there are very few convenience foods, noContinue reading “Heart-shaped potatoes and leggy carrots: wonky food in Tunisia is just food”
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How my ADHD affects food waste
Story by Aleta Storch MS, RDN, LMHC, owner of Wise Heart Nutrition | @the_adhd_rdImage by Erin Champan | @erins_illustrations ADHDers often waste a lot of food. We buy food without having a plan for what to do with it. We forget what we have in the fridge. The food we have doesn’t sound good. WeContinue reading “How my ADHD affects food waste”
Car tires and canal boats: my compost converts
How I converted car tires, my canal boat and my friends to circular composting
What can we do about food waste?
Food waste is a huge problem for our climate, land use, biodiversity and social justice. Thankfully, it is getting more attention than ever before, and now there are lots of opportunities to make a difference. Read up (with a critical eye) One of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is dedicated to halving the world’s foodContinue reading “What can we do about food waste?”
Hungary for community compost
How community compost helped me incorporate sustainability into my small flat in Hungary
Food waste in Japan: Don’t leave a grain of rice, but strawberries come at a high price
The concept ‘mottainnai’ applies to things that we think we should not waste – but who decides what is waste?
Save food, save money
Getting the most out of fruit and veg saves money as well as food waste
Reduce food waste and treat yourself with this magical coffee scrub
Breaking the mould
Am I unique in enjoying watching food go mouldy?