#LoveFood: Our suggestions on how to use leftovers

I’ve asked my EatGreen2016 fellow bloggers to share what is it that they do with leftovers and many interesting suggestions came up. Here they are: Holly’s tomato sauce My standby is to throw everything in a pan with a tin of tomatoes or passata and make a sauce to go with pasta, rice, jacket potato…

#LoveFood: freezing tips

One way of not wasting food is to freeze it while it’s still fresh. With some produce it can be a bit of a faff but definitely worth it to save it from ending up in the bin and to save some money as well. First of all, a few basic freezing tips and advice:…

#LoveFood

Over next week, here at the EatGreen2016 blog , we will be  conducting a campaign on food waste. This Sunday, 5th of June, it is World Environment Day and food waste has a significant impact on the environment so it seems timely to remember the date with a campaign on food waste.      …

Today’s Go Green Coffee Morning

Fancying some tasty treats today? Come over to our Go Green Coffee Morning for lots of yummy cakes, bakes, tea, coffee and fruity drinks! We’ve asked staff and students across the University to kindly volunteer to bake any cakes or treats that are sustainable. All proceeds will be donated to the Woodland Trust, the UK’s…

Eco-Hydrate Event – Strawberry, Grape and Lime Infused Water

Today was the 2nd Eco-Hydrate event for Careers Staff in Crawford House – and what a perfect sunny day for a refreshing drink! The infusion was strawberry, grape and lime and it was certainly a crowd pleaser! Emma, Dominic and Delia enjoyed it and several staff commented it was their favourite. Staff comments include: “Yummy! I…

Eco-Hydrate Event: Blueberry, Lemon and Mint Infused Water

Today was the first Eco-Hydrate event for Careers Staff in Crawford House. The infusion was Lemon, blueberry and mint. Ema was the first person to try it and thought it was awesome! Comments from other staff included: “Very refreshing” “Very nice mint – just needs vodka!” “Very pleasant and nice after-taste” “It’s a great idea!”…

A Day in The Life of a Vegan Eating Student

We asked the Students of UoM to step forward to talk about Vegan eating. UoM Student, Emily Brooks who is an advocate of all things vegan, has shared an insight into what Vegan eating is like, what foods it involves and the many benefits that come with it! ‘Veganism is not about giving anything up…

Companies get serious about water use

It’s about time:  Companies get serious about water use.  A really interesting article about the global stresses of water shortage. It’s great that Levis now use 96% less water to produce a pair of jeans, but it’s terrifying that so much water has been wasted and polluted for so long. If that much saving is…

Eco-Hydrate: Infused Waters Coming to you 18th & 19th April!

Do you want to stay fully hydrated and be as healthy as you can be? Do you want to avoid unnecessary plastic bottle or cup waste ? Do you find buying bottled drinks during the day expensive?  If you answered YES to all 3 read on! Bottled water is a drain on the environment not only is much…

Northern Vegan Festival

The Northern Vegan Festival is taking place right here in the heart of our city centre on the 23rd April 2016 between 10am and 6pm. The festival will take place through out different areas of the city, so make sure you check their web page to find out what’s going on where and when! They…