4 tips for living a more sustainable life in the kitchen

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It's the little things we do every day that really count. We've talked to experts and collected the best things you can do to live a greener life in your kitchen.

The small choices we make on a daily basis can really add up to a lot. We just have to be conscious about them and make them a daily practice. Some of them are easy and some are a bit more difficult and some are even a bit surprising. Read on to learn more.

1. Use renewable energy

Making sure your electricity supply comes only from renewable energy is one of the most important steps you can take to make your life in the kitchen more sustainable. Contact your electricity supplier and ask for green energy today, it can actually reduce your CO2 footprint by up to 60%!

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We changed to 100% renewable energy in our factory and HQ in 2018 and it had a huge impact on our mission to become C02 neutral.

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2. Sort your waste

Most areas have trash sorting where you separate organic and non-organic trash, metal, glass, plastic and paper. Be sure to follow your area's trash sorting rules and do your utmost to consistently sort everything. Every little bit helps.

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3. Minimise food waste

Buy only what you need and eat everything you buy, it's really that simple. We waste, on average, 173 kg of food per person every year! Plan your meals so that you buy only what you will use. Use your freezer and get creative with your leftovers when you have them. Every little bit helps.

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4. Use your dishwasher

Believe it or not, your dishwasher actually uses less water than doing dishes by hand. Just be sure it's full when you run it and use the Eco setting for maximum energy efficiency.

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