Sustainability blog

The latest eco-friendly updates, tips, recipes and more.

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Now you have even more eco-friendly options to choose from, all delivered to your doorstep plastic free. So go on, add them to your weekly order (we know you want to).

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Sunday, 23rd May is World Turtle Day

According to an international study, 52% of the world’s turtles have eaten plastic at some point in their life*. A plastic bag may not sound like a great afternoon snack but, to a turtle, they look just like jellyfish, their favourite food!

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Stop Food Waste Day 2021

We’re all guilty of food waste once in a while, and our eyes are often bigger than our bellies when we’re shopping, especially if we’ve been watching Man V. Food or The Great British Bake Off.

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Today is Earth Day

It’s also our usual Thursday milkround…
Earth Day is a great time to take stock of environmental challenges and celebrate the work of people trying to improve our environment.

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Time to ditch the chemicals under your sink?

Natural alternatives to chemical cleaners There are many natural alternatives to harsh chemical cleaners. White vinegar, for example, is brilliant for cleaning kitchen and bathroom surfaces but can leave your…

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How to keep your milk cool on the doorstep in the hot weather

Please leave a cool bucket out for your milk Anything from a champagne bucket to a builders bucket will do. Just remember to put around 15cm of water in the…

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Hot cross buns recipe

Try our homemade hot cross buns recipe and save yourself a trip to the shops, where their buns are wrapped in single-use plastics. Once you’ve made your own, there’s no…

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Try our apple and pear smoothie recipe

Top up your five-a-day from a glass Smoothies make a delicious healthy treat and are a great way to top up on your five-a-day. But the ones you buy from…

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Happy compost week, you lovely rotters

The benefits of home composting Home composting can help reduce your household waste and create beautiful nutrient-rich soil for your garden. So it’s a win-win situation for you and your…

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Can we ever go back to living without plastic?

A time before plastic In the 1900s, pre-packed food was not an option, and homes didn’t have fridges or freezers. People would buy their food little and often because it…

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Plastic Free February

An inconvenient truth Living plastic-free can be a pain in the backside We know this first-hand at The Modern Milkman, as many of us have been sans-plastic for the best…

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But ‘p*#s-soaked cardboard’ was a bit harsh!

Social media has spoken, and we’ve listenedThanks for all your feedback. We had good intentions when we launched our new oat drink – making the recipe 100% British oats and…

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