#WIN a Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle #ZeroWasteWeek
I’ve been learning some amazing facts for Zero Waste Week which runs 5-9th September.
The theme this year is reducing food waste, which is a topic close to my heart.
What if I were to suggest that when you came home from doing your weekly shop, you threw one third of the food you’d bought straight into the bin?
Sounds crazy, right?
Well, that’s what many households are doing, without even realising!
AND, one third of the food grown on this planet never reaches a human stomach.
Something’s not adding up when we’re told we’re going to struggle to feed people in the future!
Maybe we need to think about wasting less and redistribution of food…
I’ve learned it’s not just food we’re wasting.
We’re wasting drinks too.
And as tea is our nation’s favourite, I was shocked to learn we’re throwing away £110m of tea per year.
That’s not very British, is it?
Not only that, but the average household boils the kettle 1500 times per year and the Energy Saving Trust has found that three-quarters of British households overfill their kettles, wasting a total of £68m each year.
So here’s a simple pledge for Zero Waste Week – why not take care to only boil the amount of water you need AND take five minutes a day to kick back, relax and actually enjoy your favourite cup of tea before it goes cold?
Win a Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle
I’m going to make it easier for you with your chance to win a fantastic Vektra Vacuum Eco Kettle which has generously been provided by the team at Boiler Guide. It’s ingenious design combines kettle and vacuum flask technology to boil water efficiently then keep it hot for up to four hours.
Simply enter the rafflecopter below and I’ll choose someone at random on Friday evening next week. PLEASE NOTE – this is only open to UK residents.
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