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Anna Pitt

Anna’s ZWW – Day 2

By Anna Pitt / September 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Yay! Today is all about food and how to lower our impact by taking a look at our food choices. The great thing is… it is so easier to reduce your food waste. It saves money as well as saving on carbon footprint and it is a really enjoyable change to make. This was among…

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Anna’s ZWW – Day 1

By Anna Pitt / September 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Please don’t leave before we’ve had a chance to have a chat about something else. There’s a question, I’ve been longing to ask you.” I was at the opening night of an exhibition that I’d put together for our local history archive. (You see I don’t only talk rubbish!) I’d been answering questions all night…

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Sustainable fabrics and how to find them

By Anna Pitt / July 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

It ought to be a simple question. Is this fabric sustainable? But of course, as always, there’s more to it than just finding out what our clothes are made from. I co-hosted an RSA Sustainable Households subgroup workshop with Nicola Mansfield, Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Fashion at the University of Westminster. During the workshop we…

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Sharing the love(ly food)

By Anna Pitt / May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Olio Your bags are packed, and you are off on your long-awaited holiday. But wait! You realise you have half a lettuce, two tomatoes, half a packet of cheese and a bit of cucumber left in your fridge. Oh, and half a pint of milk too and half a loaf of bread. Years ago almost…

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About biodegradable plastic

By Anna Pitt / May 31, 2019 / 2 Comments

  Are you noticing a trend towards bio degradable packaging? Thinking about joining in? If so, read this first to make sure you are not just adding to a problem rather than finding a solution. You probably know that traditional plastic is made of oil. Plastic is a very versatile, durable and cheap material. It…

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How to host your own DISCO soup

By Anna Pitt / April 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Want to hold your own DISCO SOUP event? Here are some links that will tell you all about it. We like this video from Feedback: Feedback have produced a toolkit to help you run your event. You can get that here.   And Slow Food has put together this instruction booklet of how to run…

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How Schools can Raise Funds Through Recycling

By Anna Pitt / February 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

  One of the things I’ve learned from working with numerous schools is that students feel they want recycling to become much more prominent in schools. They say that recycling bins are often tucked away in the corner of the room and don’t stand out enough. Students request “They should be bright colours and look…

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Making the most of your Christmas food?

By Anna Pitt / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was asked by my local council to make some short videos to help people reduce their waste over Christmas, and get more from the food they buy. The spike in food waste at Christmas is a big worry for councils, who have to pay to dispose of our Christmas excesses. Turkey pie for dinner…

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Pumpkin Pie

By Anna Pitt / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

I spent years avoiding pumpkin pie as most recipes I’ve seen are full of cream, which I can’t eat. But when I went for dinner at The Roebuck, in Borough, South London, with head chef Jareth Mills, that changed. Jareth, who contributed two recipes for Leftover Pie, had specially made a pumpkin pie for me,…

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Tired Salad Soup

By Anna Pitt / July 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

It has been party time so my sister and I both raided our veg patches to pick salad leaves to accompany a bbq.  My sis has green fingers and she brought loads of salad. The good thing about salad from your garden is that it will last ages. Think about this… how many days ago…

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