Kitchen - Rubbish Free

By: Rubbish Free  06-Dec-2011

Relax! We're not going to suggest abstinence!

How to reduce the environmental impact of these great labour saving machines.

Bags for your groceries and your fruit and veggies - make your own or buy a set.

Outta the way Jamie - let me into the kitchen!

Now that you've found this site, you won't need these ay?

It's not all as it seems unfortunately.

I know you've heard it before, but it really is easy to bake your own bread! If you're really not into it, there's a couple of other alternatives.

Muesli anyone?

The key to being rubbish free is the bulk food store! If it wasn't for them things would become a lot harder.

Being wrapped in paper, butter is a good substitute for margarine.

This was the hardest thing for us to give up for the Rubbish Free we didn't!

The average person using cling film with their lunches will go through 105 meters of plastic wrap every year - we don't need to!

Great tasting coffee that is fresh, organic, fair trade, and with sustainable packaging is now pretty easy to find..awesome!

It depends where you live as to which containers will be accepted for recycling.

After years of going without, I can't believe how easy it is to make rubbish free crackers..crackers!

Flour, rice, sugar, raisins, nuts, seeds..all that good stuff!

According to Wikipedia, the US Department of Agriculture categorizes eggs as meat within the Food Guide Pyramid due to the amount of protein they contain!

Anyone else a big fan of fruit salads with a bit of vanilla ice cream?

Ways to get your herbs and spices without the rubbish.

Hard to beat on a winter's day in front of a fire..or any other time for that matter!

Ice cream without the plastic.

All the way from Liscannor, Co. Clare, Ireland comes this cracker of a bread recipe!

Try and get stainless steel, cast iron, wood, glass & ceramic so that when things break or wear out they don't have to be sent straight to landfill.

Make your own!

Steer clear of the supermarket isles and go in search of your local butcher or fish monger.

Buy a cow? Yeah, you're right, bad idea..

Here is the recipe we use for our muesli bars, it is awesome!

Its true, no kneading required!

Buy oil in a glass bottle and then refill at the bulk food store - simple ay!

Crunchy, salty potato chips would have to be one of life's blessings, but the mixed material of foil and plastic is a recycler's curse..what to do?

Finding salami without a plastic wrapper creates a joy that has to be experienced to believed!

Cooking oil, soy sauce, syrup and all that good stuff

Doh! We could've been making our own all this time!

Peanut butter, jam, honey and the like.

Quick and easy without the rubbish..kinda hard to do if you want to be healthy sorry!

Naturally rich in antioxidants but how to get it rubbish free? Well apparently Lady Gaga knows!

Joining foil, paper and plastic together makes recycling very difficult!

Good bless the Asian food supermarkets!

Its hard to get more nutritious food with less rubbish then the humble veggies!

Make your own - and we don't mean with a sachet!

Contact Rubbish Free

Email - none provided

Print this page

Other products and services from Rubbish Free


Bathroom - Rubbish Free

Going old school with some good old fashioned hair removal rubbish free. How to stay rubbish free while caring for your teeth and gums. Smell fresh without causing an environmental stink.


Office - Rubbish Free

Around 1.6 tons of raw material are needed for an individual computer - and that's just making it, we're yet to dispose of it. In an environmental boxing ring rechargeables will KO disposables every time. An essential tool of the modern office, here's the Rubbish Free solution. Instead of plastic or nylon string get a ball of real brown string. Handy cut up and used as memo pad paper..reuse before recycle.


General - Rubbish Free

You really need them to be allies in your campaign against rubbish than rather than adversaries in which case you might lose the war. Clip on a trailer, and you'll be amazed at what you can do on the humble treadly. Information on rubbish free brushes, cloths and DIY cleaners.


Garden - Rubbish Free

Go with the old school compost pile, worms, bokashi, whatever, just make sure you're not one of the Kiwi's for whom 40% of their landfill waste is organic matter. Great exercise, beautiful food, healthy soil..whats there not to love about gardening. How to keep your pool and spa in tip top condition rubbish free.


Living Room - Rubbish Free

If you're reading this then you probably get all your news online..but it is nice going old school in the weekends with a newspaper so they soon build up, and then what do you do. These are what we used before the iPad & the Kindle. Let the creative juices flow.