What’s the most eco-friendly food packaging?

What’s the most eco-friendly food packaging to choose?

Unpackaged is best, but that’s often not realistic. But choosing a packaging material with the least amount of impact is easier said than done. To point, what to consider while choosing packaging: the life-cycle, transportation, energy to be made, energy to be recycled.

Seems like a lot, right?

It is. Because the truth is, as one article puts it, “as with many environmental quandaries, the answer depends on whether you care more about climate change or solid waste, chemicals in the ground water or human toxicity, acid rain or smog.” read more

The essentials of holiday gift wrap recycling

You did your best to go zero waste with your gift wrapping this holiday season, but let’s be real: not everyone else did. Whether it’s your family, friends, or friendly co-workers, there’s a pretty good chance you got some holiday gift wrap you’re just not sure what to do with.

Enter reuse or gift wrap recycling. Because, let’s get real, the holidays are a time of decadence and waste far beyond the norm – cutting it down in any way is really important.