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Eco Tip: How to reuse the leftover liquid from cooked chickpeas

Chickpeas a great addition to your pantry, and your diet! When cooking with canned chickpeas, most recipes call for the liquid to be drained. But rather than discarding this liquid, there are a plethora of uses for this surprisingly versatile ingredient, known as Aquafaba!

Aquafaba is the viscous water in which legumes (such as chickpeas) have been cooked. Its composition of carbohydrates, proteins, and other soluble plant solids (which essentially migrate from the seeds to the water during cooking) give it a wide spectrum of emulsifying, foaming, binding, gelatinising and thickening properties. 

So how do you use? Let's find out!

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Nescafe Dolce Gusto Infinissima machine: Which reusable coffee pod is best?

So, you've got yourself an attractive little Infinissima machine, and are now considering which equally fabulous reusable coffee capsules will shine in your stylish cuppa companion - well, you've come to the right place!

To help get you sustainably brewing and saving some cash in no time, this handy guide contains everything you need to know about which eco-friendly pod will fit in your machine!  

Which refillable capsules are best for Dolce Gusto Infinissima machines

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New year, new you - cleaning out your closet in an environmentally friendly way

If ever there was a year to shed a bit of the old, this is certainly the one!

To help reduce the waste we send to landfill, we need to switch from a 'linear' economy (produce, consume, dispose) to a more 'circular' one. So rather than adding to the growing landfill problem in Australia, there are a range of options for disposing of your pre-loved goods in a responsible way - here are some of our favourite tips to get you started.

Spring cleaning in lockdown? Here's where to recycle, donate & pay forward your pre-loved foods in Australia

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Eco Tip: How to make DIY multipurpose citrus cleaner

Citrus peel contains d-limonene - a naturally occurring solvent which breaks down and removes oil from dirty surfaces. Over time, the d-limonene fuses with the acetic acid (a.k.a. white vinegar, which is an excellent disinfectant) to create a wonderful, natural cleaning agent!

So let's get to it - here's our favourite homemade citrus vinegar cleaner recipe!

DIY citrus & vinegar cleaner recipe

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Refillable coffee pods for Aldi K-fee: Why silicone lids are better than steel lids

So, you're ready to start reducing your kitchen waste (and costs!) by investing in some eco-friendly pods for your Aldi K-fee Expressi or Caffitaly machine? With so many options on the market it can be tricky to determine which reusable option will be best suited to your needs, and your machine.

So here, we've compared FeePod to one of the most common steel-topped capsules (available from most Ali Baba resellers), and collated the top 3 factors you'll need to consider when choosing an eco-friendly capsule for your coffee capsule machine.    

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