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Ideas and notes on reducing food waste, especially food waste with kids and families.

How To Freeze Fruit To Reduce Food Waste At Home

Ever wonder how frozen fruit at the grocery store doesn’t stick together? Read on to learn how to freeze fruit properly and reduce food waste at home. Countless times I’ve pulled fruit from our fridge on the brink of spoiling. While they were no longer tasty to eat fresh, these fruits had plenty of life …

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How To Build A Wooden Pallet Compost Bin

Looking to build a simple wooden pallet compost bin? Read on for some really easy instructions to build a pallet compost bin with repurposed materials for free! This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been around the blog for a hot second, you know I’m a self-proclaimed composting nerd. If not, welcome! I’m so glad …

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How To Compost At Home | City Life With Kids

Think you can’t compost in the city? Karen lives in London, England, with three kids, and they’ve composted in their yard for over three years. Read on to learn more about how this everyday family diverts their food waste from landfills while also feeding their garden. In this edition of Bring Your Trash To Life, …

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Carbon Emission Analysis Of The Vitamix FoodCycler [2021]

Wondering if the FoodCycler electric composter produces more carbon emissions than it offsets? After doing a comprehensive and unpaid review of the FoodCycler, I’m diving into the carbon emission tradeoffs of using the FoodCycler compared to landfilling or composting your food waste. Read on for data and conclusions based on governmental environmental sources to understand …

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Eco-Friendly Trash Bags: What To Know and What To Buy (2021)

Looking for eco-friendly trash bags? I took a deep dive into many of the qualities and considerations related to choosing an eco-friendly trash bag. Read on for more and figure out which recyclable or compostable trash bag might be right for you. A month or so ago, I received a note from a friend asking …

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Please Don’t Make Banana Peel Compost Tea Fertilizer For Houseplants

Always on the hunt to reduce food waste, I saw a bunch of people share about banana peel compost tea (or liquid fertilizer) on social media. According to Pinterest, it’s a trending topic. Intrigued by this little food waste reduction experiment, I tried it, and I will never do it again! Read on for more …

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How To Compost At Home | FoodCycler Electronic Composter

Have you heard of an electronic compost appliance? For those looking to compost in a small space, indoors, or who just don’t want the hassle of managing an outdoor compost pile, read on for more about how this family uses an electronic compost appliance to reduce food waste in their kitchen! In this edition of …

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