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5 Ways We’re Reducing Food Waste by Using it Again

December 23rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Between the farm and the table, we waste almost half of the food that we produce. Reducing food waste is no easy feat, and we're going to need an array of solutions to address all of this organic matter headed to our landfills. Of course, we need to just plain waste less food, but food waste isn't going away any time soon. We need solutions for using all of the wasted food that we're producing. Fortunately, there are companies out there right now who are reducing food waste by turning it into usable products from alternative fuel to packaging


8 Wineries with Electric Car Charging Stations

May 4th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Last week, when I wrote about the recently renovated, fun and sustainable Francis Ford Coppola Winery, I learned about a new trend. The Coppola Winery boasts two electric car charging stations. And as they pointed out, they are not the only wineries promoting green driving : several other California Wineries have also begun to cater to the electric car crowd, installing their own charging stations. Here is a run down


Celebrating Solar & Tips for Eco-Travel

September 14th, 2011 | by The Green Divas

We were sun worshipers this week - after all the rain in our region, it was totally warranted! We talked about various ways to harness the power of el sol for fun, health and energy - of course.



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