Save the Bees · Zero Waste

Why are bees important to the Halloween pumpkin? – Helen Tandy

Drivers on the A41 in Chester the afternoon of Saturday 29th October, were surprised to see three giant bees crossing the road with pumpkins. Why was this? The bees (including me) were members of Chester & District Friends of the Earth, we had been at The Piper Hoole as part of The Food Assembly’s Halloween… Continue reading Why are bees important to the Halloween pumpkin? – Helen Tandy

Pumpkin Rescue · Zero Waste

Chester & District Friends of the Earth Pumpkin Cook Book

The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, let’s change that this year! This is our first Pumpkin Rescue. The cook book has been developed as part of our campaign, with tried and tested recipes with the help of my colleagues at Castlefield Partnership.  Pumpkin Rescue is part of a Zero Food Waste Britain which… Continue reading Chester & District Friends of the Earth Pumpkin Cook Book

Pumpkin Rescue · Zero Waste

The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, lets change that this year! – Helen Tandy

My September was all about waste. I went from the Zero Waste Week to Recycle Week to Waste Less Live More Week, all the time reading and learning more about reducing consumption, recycling more and working towards a zero waste life. Although the month soon passed, it’s now already half way through October, I’m going… Continue reading The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, lets change that this year! – Helen Tandy