Category Archives: Food

Keep the Freezer Full to Save Energy

All that air in your freezer may be costing you money. To save energy, keep your freezer tightly packed, and add bags of ice as needed to fill the empty space. Replacing the cold air with something colder than the air decreases the temperature, making your freezer run more efficiently and use less energy. Not an… Continue Reading

Cook Food With Less Fat and Water

200 lbs CO2 Per Year $60 Savings Per Year Short Description Making pasta with less water, or making lean meat can drastically reduce the time you spend cooking your meal. Long Description Food that has less liquid and less fat in it take less time to cook. Making pasta with less water, or making lean… Continue Reading

Reduce your Cooking Time

200 lbs CO2 Per Year $80 Savings Per Year Short Description Preparing food ahead of time and making extra food when you cook are great ways to save energy on cooking! Long Description Preparing food ahead of time and making extra food when you cook are great ways to save energy on cooking! Continue Reading

Use Flat Bottom Pans

200 lbs CO2 Per Year $80 Savings Per Year Short Description Using flat-bottomed pots and pans helps them heat up faster, and thus not using the heat as long, savin you energy! Long Description Using flat-bottomed pots and pans helps them heat up faster, and thus not using the heat as long, savin you energy! Continue Reading

Bake More in the Winter

100 lbs CO2 Per Year $20 Savings Per Year Short Description If you have an ELECTRIC RANGE, making more baked goods in the winter can hit two birds with one stone. You get delicious treats, AND it helps heat your home! Long Description If you have an electric range, making more baked goods in the… Continue Reading

Grow Your Own Food!

  0 lbs CO2 Per Year $0 Savings Per Year Short Description Planting an edible garden can reduce your carbon footprint while providing you with fresh produce! Long Description Have some extra yard space? Why not try some gardening? Growing fruits, vegetables, and greens to used in your kitchen is a fun and rewarding experience!… Continue Reading

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