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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

Person wearing a striped apron washing unpeeled carrots.

Why you shouldn’t peel all your vegetables

In her book, Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson reveals that she doesn’t own a vegetable peeler. As a result, “food prep is much faster, my compost output (peelings) is considerably reduced, and we benefit from the vitamins that are locked into vegetable skins.” Is it crazy not to peel your Read More...

Airplanes dropped 2,200 kg of

Airplanes dropped 2,200 kg of vegetables to feed wallabies during bushfires

The fires raging across Australia have had devastating ecological effects on the country and surrounding air including the estimated death of over half a billion animals. Among the affected are Australia’s signature wallabies. In an effort to help the remaining populations recover, the government Read More...