Eco-Food Shopping

To explore the world of occasioning we enter a world of claim and counter-claim, fact and a great deal of fiction. Some arguments are laid out below as we try to minimise the ecological impact of our food consumption habits in the Allertons.

fruit lorry

Food Miles

Food miles for determining environmental impact is increasingly questioned as misleading, and certainly difficult to calculate.

Two commonly used examples:

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Light Bulbs

lightbulbLow energy light bulbs are here to stay and switching is easy and relatively cheap.

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freecycle logoA way of getting rid of items which other people may value.

The Freecycle Network™ is made up of almost 5000 groups with over 6 million members across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of landfills.

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CoachPublic Transport in the Allertons

Yes it does exist!

See the Public Transport section of the Local Information menu.

Our local environmental group is the Wedmore Green Group

For further information see their website

Other useful infomation available below