Food Waste Recycling
Recycling your food waste instead of putting it in the bin only takes a little effort and is an easy way to help protect the environment and save your local council money they can spend on local services.
This campaign is supported by our partners in the, Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.
From Food Waste To Flowers
What do you think happens to food scraps that are collected by your local council in Northern Ireland? This video shows how they’re used to create something magical.
1. A List Of What To Put In Your Kitchen Caddy BinThis is an important list! Yet it’s often the hardest to remember. Bookmark this
All food waste can be thrown into your food caddy, but before it goes off to be recycled, you could have one more use for
Remember that scene in Back To The Future II where Doc Brown roots through a rubbish bin and finds banana peels and other items to
Boosting your own wellbeing is not only good for you, it’s good for others too. Here are four things you can do to share the
– By Paula McIntyre 1. Freeze leftover cheese or make a great fondue Boil 250ml dry white wine or dry cider until reduced by half,
1. Recycled Food WasteRecycled food waste, that includes potato peelings, egg shells, carrot tops and more is turned into compost.2. Recycling Reduces Chemical FertilisersRecycled food
Why? Well, if you regularly scrape your leftovers into your caddy the chances are you helped to grow those vegetables. That’s right – the food
It can cost your Council an EXTRA £50.00 PER TONNE to send rubbish to landfill, compared to recycling! That’s money that could be used to
This is a healthy flower that has been nourished in soil containing nutrient-rich compost. You might think that creating compost is only for diehard recyclers
How do you start the day? I always start the day with a breakfast of fresh fruit and a bowl of oat bran or a
Hello, is it tea you’re looking for? In Northern Ireland, the answer is most definitely yes… it’s our lifeblood. Here’s why we all adore the
Need a caddy? If you don’t have a food caddy or caddy liners, or if you want to know about food waste collection in your
Jilly Dougan is a well known “Edible Gardener” from County Armagh. She believes passionately that everyone, especially children, know where their food comes from. In
The sharing fridge in Clough Mills has had more than a tonne of food donated to it since it opened in August 2017. What lessons
1. It’s messy! False! To replace the ‘ick’ with ‘slick’ and make recycling banana peelings more ap-pealing (ahem) you should:Line your caddy with newspaper or
You will always find the MyNI Team in the kitchen at parties…but just so we can snoop around and see what fancy hi tech gadgets