Category Archives: Food

Compost Food and Waste

124 lbs CO2 Per Year $0 Savings Per Year Short Description Compost Yard Trimmings & Food Waste! Long Description Yard trimmings and food waste make up about 26% of the stuff that goes into our landfills. That’s a lot of waste that could instead be made into useful, environmentally beneficial compost! Composting has many environmental… Continue Reading

Cover Your Pans When Cooking

  100 lbs CO2 Per Year $30 Savings Per Year Short Description When cooking with pots and pans, if they have a lid, cover them! it keeps the heat from escaping and helps you cook more energy efficiently. Long Description When cooking with pots and pans, if they have a lid, cover them! it keeps… Continue Reading

Keep Burner Pans Clean

100 lbs CO2 Per Year $20 Savings Per Year Keep the burner pans clean on your electric stove! Be sure to keep any burner pans (the metal pans that catch grease and boiled water when it inevitably runs over) clean. The reflective shine serves a purpose beyond looking good; it also reflects heat up to… Continue Reading

Buy Food Grown Locally

  632.8 lbs CO2 Per Year $20 Savings Per Year Short Description Buy fresh food grown locally, it’s good for your health, our environment and our local economy! Local food is fresher and tastes better than food shipped long distances from other states or countries. The average supermarket vegetable travels 1300+ miles from farm to… Continue Reading

Don’t Leave the Fridge Open!

0 lbs CO2 Per Year $0 Savings Per Year Short Description Leaving the refrigerator door open while you decide what to eat is a huge waste of energy! Long Description How many times have you come home with a hungry belly without quite knowing what to eat? If you leave the refrigerator door open while… Continue Reading

Get the Dirt Start Composting

  80 lbs CO2 Per Year $10 Savings Per Year (if you use it yourself) Short Description Do you realize that most of what you throw away isn’t trash, but treasure? Compost food and paper scraps help to keep these materials out of the landfill. Long Description Do you realize that most of what you… Continue Reading

Join a CSA

0 lbs CO2 Per Year $0 Savings Per Year Short Description Eat locally grown food by joining a CSA! Long Description Spring is the perfect time to join a CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture program, and enjoy fresh local produce throughout the coming months. In a CSA, or Farm Share, you pay at the begining… Continue Reading

Use China Instead of Paper Plates

2 lbs CO2 Per Year $126 Savings Per Year Short Description Cut the paper habit and serve your meals on reusable china plates! Long Description Do you often serve dinner on paper plates? If so, it’s time to cut the paper habit and switch to china since paper plates are vastly overpriced and are far… Continue Reading

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