Healthy Eating Week Recipes – Mexican penne with avocado

Get all five of your 5-a-day and a fibre boost in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. Serves 2 Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients: 100g wholemeal penne 1 tsp rapeseed oil 1 large onion, sliced, plus 1 tbsp finely chopped 1 orange pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 2 garlic cloves, grated 2 tsp mild chilli powder 1 tsp ground …

Have a Sustainable Merry Christmas! Cards, Wrapping and Decorations

In the second post in our series about sustainability at Christmas, we will be focusing on cards, wrap and decorations. These are all standard elements of our Christmas experience but could they be greener? Cards  We are spoilt for choice when it comes to buying cards, here are a few …

Great British Beach Clean – The Results!

Back in September a group from the Edinburgh CRF took part in the Great British Beach Clean (you can read all about it here: blogs.ed.ac.uk/sustainable-wellness) The Marine Conservation Society have now released the results and they make for some interesting reading.  I have picked out a few key facts to …