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Homemade proper crisps

I’ve been obsessed with finding crisps since quitting plastic. Crisps my favourite naughty snack, made all the more tempting by seeing them everywhere but not being able to buy them. I’ve tried making them at home many times but never been able to cut them thin enough – until I realised that the answer is

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Christmas order cut-off dates

Christmas

We recommend that you get in your order to us by Monday 17th December Our last order dispatch day before Christmas is Thursday 20th December. We’re getting busier in the run-up to Christmas so we recommend you get your order in as soon as possible. We’ll still be accepting orders after 17th December but to avoid

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How to wrap gifts without plastic

Gifts

Did you know that a lot of gift wrapping paper contains plastic? I had no idea until earlier this year. It looks just like paper, how can it contain plastic? But gift paper manufacturers have been sneaking it in for years. How can you tell if gift paper contains plastic? Scrunch it up in to

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Easy seitan recipe

Seitan

Seitan is one of those things that seems complicated to make, and some recipes certainly do make it that way, but actually can be made incredibly easily with few ingredients. Once you’ve got the basics perfected, it’s then easy to adapt to your own preferences or to suit specific dishes. This is based on Isa

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Introducing buying groups

Friends

By popular demand we now support buying groups. Lots of you are buying as a group already to save on delivery costs. We’ve now made it possible for you to set up a group on our website so that each member can order and pay individually rather than one person having to place and pay

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We now have two new pick-up locations

One of the downsides of running an ethical business is the constant nagging worry that you’re not doing enough, or that in your efforts to help people live a greener life you’re contributing to the problem. Deliveries is one such cause of worry for me. On the plus side, we’re helping so many people to

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Really easy 4 ingredient wraps

Wraps

I shared this recipe on Instagram & Facebook after making up a batch one evening and was surprised by how many people hadn’t realised just how easy they are to make so I’m sharing it here on the blog for future reference for everybody. You need minimal equipment and absolutely no cooking skills to make

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After drowning in plastic, how do we resuscitate the planet?

Plastic bottles in fishing net

It’s been a couple of weeks of doom and gloom, with Liz Bonnin’s fantastic but heart-wrenching Drowning in Plastic documentary, and the findings of a research report stating that we have only 12 years to limit climate catastrophe and keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5°. It’s hard to avoid feeling despair and powerless

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Delivery price changes

As of today, Friday 5th October, our delivery prices have changed. We review prices for everything constantly and unfortunately we’re just not able to shoulder the costs of delivery any longer. Previously delivery cost us far more than we were charging for it, and for smaller orders in particular it just wasn’t sustainable to continue

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Temporary part-time operations assistant

20 hours per week until Friday 21st December inclusive Hours of work: Monday – Friday 9am – 1pm Location: Daybrook, Nottinghamshire Immediate start £8.75ph Duties Food handling and packing Customer order fulfilment Maintaining clean workspace Plastic Free Pantry is an online shop offering food and household items in plastic-free packaging. We’re looking for somebody to

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