storing food in glass containers in order to reduce plastics

Ways to Reduce Plastics for a Greener Home

At this point, it’s impossible to ignore the harm that plastics are doing to the environment. They can contain harmful chemicals, they don’t break down in landfills, and they’re¬†wreaking havoc on the oceans. Going plastic-free sounds daunting. If you stop to think about it, plastic is in so many of our everyday household items: plastic […]

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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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How to Make Eco-Friendly Household Cleaners

Have you ever found yourself perplexed by the list of unnatural ingredients in your household cleaners? It can be absolutely overwhelming to see how many substances go into one bottle of cleaning fluid! With all of the new planet-friendly products on the market, simply making better buying decisions seems like it may be your best […]

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