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Goodbye Coles & Woolworths…

This year’s resolution was BOLD, it was out there, it was serious. It had fore thought, insight, and a month before the new year dawned I put it out there, I told people, I owned it, I planned on doing some preparation…. then it was New Years Day.

On the way home from watching the sunrise on the beach I decided a couple of extra breakfast ingredients would add nicely to the decadence of heralding in another year. Which is when my partner reminded me… No Coles or Woolworths, remember!!??! Oh crap, yes, it’s January 1st. No Coles or Woolworths.

And so it was. The resolution came to be without so much as a farewell impulse shop. Or a fresh load of toilet paper. Continue reading

THINK: Left-Over Love

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This wonderful video follows the Food Recovery Network and documents their innovative certification program which is encouraging restaurants, cafeterias and caterers to donate their unused and left-over food rather than throwing it in the bin.

Sheer brilliance! With population numbers continuing to rise at a greater rate than food production levels, it is so important, now more than ever, that we make full use of what we have and work to reduce the massive wastage that has become an all too common occurrence in our throwaway society.