Category Archives: Zero Waste Kitchen

Organic Food: 4 Reasons Why They Are Better For Your Health

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Organic foods have exploded in popularity over the last two decades. There are countless decisions to make while strolling through the supermarket aisles, not the least of which is whether or not to buy organic. The organic food industry is a booming business, and it’s expected to grow even grander as more and more foods […]

How to Eat All Your Fruit and Veggies: Top 15 Food Waste Hacks

TOP 15 FOOD WASTE HACKS TO EAT ALL YOUR FRUIT AND VEGGIES

Having a few go-to zero waste cooking hacks on hand, are a couple of super easy ways to do your part in reducing leftover food waste… and may even have you on your way to living a zero waste lifestyle (low waste is pretty cool, too).These days, look for ways to cook the whole fruit […]

Zero Waste Cooking – 5 Facts About This Trend

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Zero waste cooking is an action you can easily take in your home. With a bit of planning and practice, you can reduce waste from your meals and have a more sustainable kitchen. Did you know that Americans throw out over 40% of their food? While some live in poverty, households and restaurants throw out tons of […]

Practice Zero Waste Cooking With 12 Tips

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Zero waste cooking is exactly as it sounds – simply means being mindful about the food (and other) waste you create while cooking and baking.Whilst minimising kitchen scraps may sound time-consuming, it’s really just thinking more consciously about your food choices and using what you already have on hand. Smart consumption is more than just […]

Approach to A Paperless Kitchen with 5 Tips

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“Last year, Americans spent nearly $2.3 billion on paper towels, sending 3000 tons of paper towels to landfills each day.” Several months ago I realized just how many paper towels our family went through in a week and just how ridiculous it was. Every time I used one (or two), dollar signs flashed in my […]

FOOD STORAGE: 6 KEYS FOR A ZERO WASTE KITCHEN

6 KEYS FOR ZERO WASTE FOOD STORAGE

We’re talking about zero waste food storage, but storage for busy people and families with budgets. 26 million tons of discarded plastic went to landfills in 2015, according to the EPA. And kids are the destroyer of things, so I have even included some BPA free kid-safe products. Plastic-free is possible. If you want to take the guesswork […]

10 Zero Waste Supplies For Cleaning, Kitchen and Bathroom

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Zero Waste Supplies For Cleaning Most conventional cleaning products are irritating to both the nose and throat due to artificial fragrances, volatile organic compounds (the same building blocks that create smog), and other toxic ingredients. Most conventional cleaners are also packaged in plastic and many of them aren’t biodegradable meaning they won’t break down in […]

15 Ways To Reduce Plastic Use In Your Kitchen

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There are small steps we can take to dramatically reduce the plastic use in our everyday life, ultimately helping to protect our health and the planet. The United Nations has declared the plastic pollution of our oceans “a planetary crisis.” Each year, about eight million tons of plastic waste (the equivalent of setting five garbage bags full […]

8 Tips To Reduce Food Waste and Amazing Zero Waste Recipes

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More than 30 percent of the U.S. food supply ends up to waste, according to Department of Agriculture. The bulk of American food waste – 80 percent – happens at the consumer level, according to “A Roadmap for Reducing Food Waste by 20 Percent,” a ReFED’s report. And according to the latest figures from WRAP, […]

10 Tips For A Zero Waste Cleaning Routine

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The zero-waste lifestyle continues to grow in popularity—great news for our planet. For those new to the idea, it aims to decrease the waste (especially single-use plastic) we consume daily through purchases, shipping and personal-care routines. Zero waste cleaning is one of the easiest ways to avoid toxic chemicals, preserve the environment, and live on […]