Sustainability Theme of the Month: Reducing Food Waste

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The holidays inevitably produce increased food waste.  We’re cooking large meals for family gatherings, baking cookies and treats for gifts, and indulging in our favorite cold-weather recipes.  However, added holiday cooking doesn’t have to amount to additional contributions to the landfill.  It can actually be an opportunity to reevaluate the way we deal with extra…

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SUSTAINABILITY THEME OF THE MONTH: Reduce your Electricity Use

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September marks the end of summer – a relief to some and melancholy to others. With days getting noticeably shorter, we’re inclined to turn the lights on earlier. Eventually we’ll be turning on the heat. We may also be spending more time indoors than in previous months, and this can have unintended consequences when it…

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Sustainability Theme of The Month: Farmer’s Markets!

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Summer is the easiest time to buy your produce from local farmers, as there are a multitude of farmers markets happening all over the city on any given day. Buying local reduces the fuel costs necessary to bring the produce to your area, supports local farmers, and reduces the need for excess packaging. Additionally, buying…

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