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Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Blog, General News |

TV and Radio appearances so far this year

TV and Radio appearances so far this year

TweetJanuary 2nd on Newstalk Drive with Sarah McInerney 5pm – towards the end of this clip  Food waste tracking, the importance of planning ahead when shopping and why we need to separate food and general waste at home. January 13th on High Noon with George Hook 12.30pm – towards the end of this clip  Quest for perfectly shaped carrot leading to food waste farm to fork, exaggeration on food label dates and the need to use our senses – smell and taste to see if food is gone off and what’s the price being paid in all of this waste for the environment? January 27th on Newstalk Drive with Sarah McInerney 5pm – towards the end of this clip Recycling bin contamination – what can you not put in your recycling bin – why we need to separate paper from plastic. Also a reminder of what can and cannot be flushed down the toilet. February 7th on High Noon with George Hook 12.30pm – midway of this clip Highlighting the importance of Home...

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Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Blog, General News |

Tweet  Last Sunday, June 11th, we spent the afternoon with the vibrant community members of Grand Canal Dock in Dublin. We were invited to participate in the Grand Canal Dock Residence Association’s Street Feast. Street Feast is an annual celebration of community and food, where people come together on the street they live on to share food, music and spend time together. It was a wonderful day filled with local talent, delicious food and excellent conversation. The sun even made an appearance between the spells of wind and...

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Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Blog, Food Waste, General News, Waste |

Food Rescue Tea Party!

Food Rescue Tea Party!

Tweet  On May 25th, VOICE had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with St. Laurence O’Toole’s third and fourth class students to host a Food Waste Tea Party. We used the fantastic kitchen facilities of Sheriff Street Recreation Centre just across from the school, who run regular cooking classes and food educational events with the local community. We were very impressed with their set up and community composting. This event was to demonstrate to the young girls that old or funny looking fruit veg can be transformed into delicious cakes and other tasty treats. Carrot and orange cake was the mission of the day, and it all began with a lot of muscle power to grate the carrots and squeeze the oranges. The food, provided by FoodCloud, was all rescued supermarket produce. The carrots, oranges, yogurts and dried fruit we used would have all been destined for the bin simply because of ‘sell by’ dates on the packaging. The cake prep was messy, fun and crazy as you can...

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