7 Strategies for a Zero-Waste Lunch

August 28, 2017 by  
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A glimpse inside a break room garbage can at work likely reveals an astonishing amount of waste from snacks and lunches. In fact, nearly half of the solid waste stream is comprised of packaging and paper goods, according to As You Sow, and food…

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Can Greenwashing Ever Be Good?

August 9, 2017 by  
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When companies market a product as eco-friendly that might not necessarily be as “green” as they say, that’s known as greenwashing. A great example of this is boxed water — whether it comes in a plastic bottle or a carton, it still isn’t…

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10 Products to Green Your Picnic

June 9, 2017 by  
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Dreaming of dining barefoot in the park or feasting with silky sand beneath your toes? Before you head off to frolic in the summer sun with picnic basket in hand, be cognizant of your personal impact. Try these sustainable swaps when planning your…

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How Clean Must Your Recyclables Be?

May 25, 2017 by  
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If you’ve taken up recycling, you’re already helping to make the world a greener place. But there are some essential tricks of the trade. A very common concern in the recycling realm is knowing how clean recyclables must be before you throw them in…

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Edible Water Blobs: All You Ever Wanted to Know

May 9, 2017 by  
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Despite serious efforts by environmentalists to promote the use of alternatives, consumers have been reluctant to give up single-use plastic water bottles. In the U.S. alone, 38 billion water bottles end up in landfills or the ocean per year. Not…

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How to Remove Labels and Odors from Food Jars

March 27, 2017 by  
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In the realm of upcycling, empty food bottles are definitely rock stars. Use them to tote salads to work or as stylishly offbeat drinkware at a party. If your rolling pin is out of reach, pick up a bottle to flatten your dough. Even with no fuss,…

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5 Excuses People Make for Not Recycling (and Why They’re Wrong)

March 9, 2017 by  
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Recycling is one of the most beneficial habits for preserving our environment’s health and creating a more sustainable culture. The average American produces about 7.5 pounds of garbage every day; without recycling, that garbage goes into landfills…

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What to Do with Things You Can’t Recycle

January 23, 2017 by  
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Recycling is an excellent way to conserve resources, reuse materials and decrease the amount of raw materials being mined, logged or produced from scratch. It’s one of the environmental movement’s most successful enterprises in terms of…

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14 Smart Ways to Repurpose Food Packaging

January 13, 2017 by  
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Just a second — before tossing an empty Froot Loops box, butter tub or soda bottle into the recycling bin, determine if it offers redeemable qualities. Pantry staples and take-out orders yield lots of disposables, but some are deliciously versatile…

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Is Michigan’s Ban on Plastic Bag Bans Bad News for Waterways?

January 12, 2017 by  
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In 2016, a wave of plastic bag bans took effect across the country. In New York City, the city council approved a 5-cent fee, and the Massachusetts State Senate approved a 10-cent fee for paper bags and a ban on plastic bags. In California, voters…

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