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How to stop using plastic, ways to reuse and recycle, easy tips on reducing waste at home, while dining out and at the grocery store.

Compostable straws made of hay plastic alternative

Alternatives to Plastic Straws

Sustainability isn’t just about giving up all your favorite stuff… It used to be going green started with a long list of stuff you had to stop doing, stop using, stop buying. And there wasn’t always a realistic option to replace what you’d given up. But these days there are better options becoming available all…

silicone food storage bags

Plastic Free Kitchen: Zip Bag Alternatives

  Two sustainable kitchen rules I follow are to choose non-toxic materials and to go with reusable when possible. I’ve been pretty successful at finding convenient alternatives for just about everything.  Except for one: how to replace plastic zip lock style food storage bags. What can I use instead of plastic food storage bags?   I…

Reusable Lunch Box Kits
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Waste-Free Lifestyle: Reusable Lunchbox Kit

Who knew that bringing that brown bagged lunch to school or work every day added up, not just in cost but in environmental degradation? Investing in one of these reusable lunchbox sets will save you money over time, and lighten the load on our landfills.

The Solar Powered Kitchen

Will the kitchen of the future run on alternative energy? What does the kitchen of tomorrow look like now that we are well on our way into the 21st century? Although many of the solar powered kitchen devices