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Green Living: Local Food for More Eco-Friendly Meals

Maybe you love your imported Italian cheeses. Maybe you have a fondness for exotic Asian snacks.  Nobody’s telling you to give those things up, completely. But let’s take a look at ways you can help the environment through your choice to purchase locally-produced foods for more Eco-friendly meals. Less Fuel Used to Transport Food Let’s face […]

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Green Living With an Apartment Food Garden

One of the disadvantages of apartment living is that the opportunities for gardening are somewhat limited. However, with a little imagination and some modern technology, you can grow some of your own food inside your living space. You will thus have a ready source of things to eat that you do not have to buy. […]

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chopped vegetables in meal prep Tupperware to reduce food waste

How to Plan and Prep Meals to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is gaining attention as a key issue affecting the environment. According to the NRDC, up to 40 percent of the food in this country is wasted. Why does food waste matter? Food requires a lot of energy, water, and materials to be produced, processed, and transported. When food is wasted, it’s like throwing away […]

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