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12/08/13 – Tip of the Week As it’s blueberry season (Jun to Sept), why not whip up a delicious smoothie to make the most of any berries you have been growing or buying while they are at their best! http://www.food.com/recipe/creamy-blueberry-smoothie-108931
08/08/13 – Tip of the Week If you have an excess of produce on your allotment plot, why not donate it to Abundance Wimbledon (a local project aiming to make use surplus fruit) or directly to a food bank, so as it doesn’t go to waste. ... read more
30/07/13 – Tip of the Week Make the most of those summer showers by ensuring that all water storage tanks and butts etc. are in place to collect rainwater for thirsty plants and crops. Also remember to use eco friendly washing up liquid, so as you ... read more
15/07/13 – Tip of the Week With festival session under way, don’t take a cheap tent with you and leave it there as they end up in landfill, also refill your water bottle at the taps provided on site.
08/07/13 – Tip of the Week An eco-friendly summer picnic is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and your local environment. Remember to opt for local, in-season fruit & veg; choose reusable cloth napkins; and pick a spot within walking/biking distance if possible.
01/07/13 – Tip of the Week With the nice weather why not try having an eco-friendly barbecue. Try to avoid using paper plates and plastic cutlery and turn leftover food into another meal the next day for either lunch or dinner.
Check out Love Food Hate Waste for tips ... read more
24/06/13 – Tip of the Week It’s the start of the 2013 Wimbledon tennis Championships today and, if you plan on joining in with the long standing strawberries & cream tradition, don’t forget to purchase your punnets from local sources and support British growers!
17/06/13 – Tip of the Week To save water, remember to use your washing up water rather than running the tap when rinsing out items needing a quick clean before they can be popped into your recycling box.
For more hints and tips on recycling and to ... read more