Starting in early October of this year, Queens, New York will proudly be running the nation’s grandest composting program. The 2.2 million New Yorkers living in Queens will have a weekly pickup service for organic waste. This means that yard debris and food scraps, and … [Read more...] about Queens is soon to rule in the world of composting!
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When it comes to picking produce at our local market or grocery store, many of us are… well… shallow. We tend to fill our carts with only the prettiest, most visually appealing fruits and veggies. This practice leads to unnecessary food waste, and leaves quite a lot to be … [Read more...] about Why you should fill your cart with ugly watermelons
Did you know that in Spain, it’s not a common practice to take home uneaten food from a restaurant? According to news site The Local, “Spain isn’t a country with a longstanding tradition of leftover restaurant food going in doggy bags, perhaps as a combination of it not being … [Read more...] about This doggy-bag law in Spain intends to curb food waste
Berries are more than just juicy, flavorful snacks. They are also jam-packed with nutrients and offer us a range of health benefits. Berries are especially known as a great source of polyphenols, a subgroup of antioxidants that have been linked to improved heart health, glowing … [Read more...] about Try “reverse juicing” to get the most out of your berries
If the thought that’s keeping you warm through these winter months is looking forward to getting back into your garden, you're surely not alone. We’ve shared many stories that tout the benefits of gardening, not only for the gardeners’ overall health but for the health of our … [Read more...] about Make your green thumb even greener by cultivating a zero-waste garden