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Living LAGOM with Ikea – 6 months later

It’s been six months since we signed up for the #liveLAGOM project with Ikea. As a family we’ve been focusing on how to live sustainably, more efficiently, trying to save energy, water and money. It’s not a project you start and finish, it’s something you keep at, it snowballs, evolves and slowly becomes a way of life. Our aims at the beginning of 2016: Raise our awareness of how much we’re wasting. Use up food in the fridge before it needs chucking. Stop running the tap for 3-4 seconds before using the water for drinks. Curb the addiction of needing ALL my lamps on all over the house (must be a designer thing?) So, did we manage it? Firstly. Raise our awareness of how much we’re wasting. Use up food in the fridge before it needs chucking. Our awareness has certainly been raised. But we’ve not managed to solve the problem just yet. I think it will take some time for us to master the art of “not wasting food”. I blame being a full time …