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Make a Plastic-Free Food Wrap

May 13th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Getting the plastic out of your kitchen can be tough, right? It's expensive to replace all of your plastic with glass. And glass containers take a lot more space to store than plastic baggies. That's where a plastic-free food wrap comes in handy. These wraps are water-resistant, and fold to store easily. The best part? You can make them yourself, even if you have no sewing skills at all


Minimize Food Waste By Storing Food In Your Refrigerator The Right Way

August 25th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

I tossed out a bag of mushy strawberries this evening, damn! Did you know that the average American wastes 40% of the food they purchase? I haven't measured my own waste, but 40% doesn't seem unrealistic. And that's sad. What's worse? Much of that wasted food ends up in landfills where it breaks down and forms methane, a greenhouse gas far more powerful than carbon dioxide. 


Plastic Free Cooking and Food Storage

July 19th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

When you use plastics in your kitchen there is potential for these chemicals to leach into your food – the same food you have taken considerable care to ensure is the healthiest option for your family. Our recommendation is to keep plastics out of the kitchen, and the great news is there are many safe non-plastic alternatives and ways to easily avoid plastic in the kitchen


Plastic-Free February, Day 3

February 9th, 2011 | by Heather Carr

Today was filled with plastic goodness. I found even more plastic in my life, but I've got a few ideas for how to reduce the plastic in the future


Plastic-Free February, Day 2

February 8th, 2011 | by Heather Carr

The day started off with me hitting the plastic snooze button on my plastic alarm clock. I have a long way to go to become plastic-free



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