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Guest Post: Eco-Innovation Europe and More Environmentally Sustainable Designs

We are taking a break from your regularly scheduled program of listening to me talk about food restrictions to hear from a guest blogger, Sam Marquit from Fair Marquit Value. Sam is an independent green contractor and has written a … Continue reading

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Composting, Part 3

Now that you’re thinking about composting and which method is best for you, let’s talk about what exactly you are composting and what to do with it. It is important to get a balance of carbon-rich “browns” and nitrogen-rich “greens.” … Continue reading

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Composting, Part 2

  When it comes to choosing your own composting method, you must ask four questions: How much space do I have? What types of waste do I want to compost? How much of that waste do I produce? How much … Continue reading

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Composting, Part 1

One really great way to reduce what you send to the landfill is to compost your food waste. Even if you don’t have a lot of space or need for composting, you should look to see what your city might … Continue reading

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Shop Smart, Part 2

Okay, you’ve gone through the previous post and you still really, really, need to buy this item new. Or it’s food, and the previous post doesn’t apply (Used food? Eww. And good luck returning that borrowed food). Luckily, there are … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Trash

When it comes to saving the environment, a big factor is how much waste you produce. A popular heading I saw at this year’s State Fair was “Reduce Waste: If not you, who?” I grew up learning “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” … Continue reading

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