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food waste

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cost of living crisis

The ‘Magic Bag’ App Can Help You Save Money On Your Food Shop

The cost of groceries is getting so high that some people are cutting back on food to save money. More than half (56%) of 4,011 people surveyed by the BBC have started to buy fewer groceries and are skipping meals,  Food inflation accelerated to 3.5% in April, up from 3.3% in March – the highest inflation rate since March 2013. Archie Norman, chairman of Marks & Spencer, warned that food prices could soar […]

today21 June 2022

Environment

Why ‘Super Worms’ Might Be The Answer To Our Plastic Waste

So long, plastic pollution. Worms are the last thing we want around us, but scientists reckon these special ‘superworms’ could actually be super helpful.That’s because they have an amazing capacity to digest waste plastic. Think of what that could mean for our environmental woes – namely the amount of rubbish we throw out or attempt to recycle.The larvae of the darkling beetle, dubbed superworms, are currently being used by people as […]

today10 June 2022

Food

Why You’re Going To Stop Seeing So Many ‘Use By’ Dates In Supermarkets

Say bye to 'use by' dates.There are two camps when it comes to expiry dates on food: shoppers who take them as mere suggestion and those who live religiously by them, binning items as soon as the date hits.But many of us could be throwing away perfectly good food.To coincide with Earth Day this year, Co-op has announced that it will be removing ‘use by’ dates on its own-brand yoghurts.The supermarket […]

today22 April 2022

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