Plastic Recycling Symbols

Plastic Recycling Symbols

What do the plastic numbers mean? You may have noticed numbers like this with a triangle on the bottom of plastic containers and bottles. Being a waste educator, I’m often asked “What do these recycling numbers mean?” People sometimes misinterpret it, and ask “which...
Pumpkin skin chips and roast pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin skin chips and roast pumpkin seeds

How to use the whole pumpkin Pumpkin is a vegetable you can eat every part of. But people often throw out pumpkin seeds and pumpkin skins. I hope this post will change they way you use pumpkin, because pumpkin seeds are a nutritious snack and pumpkin skin chips are...
How to use stale bread

How to use stale bread

What to do with leftover bread By repurposing stale or leftover bread, you can create some winning meals or desserts. But don’t worry, if you often throw out excess bread, you’ll be surprised at how many great dishes can be made using old bread. Having done food waste...

Zero Waste Victoria

Zero Waste Victoria is a charity organisation who addresses the issue of avoidable single-use plastic and waste in Victoria. A grass roots movement educating and empowering people to reduce their personal waste. Kirsty Bishop-Fox is the founding president of Zero...
How to Make Apple Scrap Vinegar

How to Make Apple Scrap Vinegar

Making vinegar from apple scraps is the ultimate in reducing food waste because it gives fruit scraps a second life. Better still, homemade vinegars are super easy and cheap to make, and have many uses in the kitchen and around the home. Before we go any further,...