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Zero Waste Thanksgiving Feast and Decorations

By Fredrica Syren: I feel that we tend to spend a ridiculous amount of money and create lots of waste during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays just to have a wonderful family meal. Pretty much every year, my family hosts Thanksgiving. Over recent years, though, I’ve become focused on (a.) …

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Weekly Menu 25/11/19

Monday Cream of Mushroom Soup Tuesday Potato nachos with lentil filling served with mango, lettuce and guacamole. Basically, I slice and roast potato slices that has been dusted with garlic, smoked paprika powder and salt. until crispy in a F400 oven. Wednesday Bouillabaisse soup served with garlic bread Thanksgiving Seitan roast Roasted potatoes …

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Why Sustainable Living Will Lead to a Better Retirement

By Jennifer Landis: You’ve spent your adult life working, and now it’s time to retire. As such, life’s good — but you can make it even better. One major way to improve your post-work life is by adhering to a sustainable lifestyle. We’re not talking just about a financially stable …

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Minding What You Drink: What Are the 4 Types of Drinking Water Contaminants?

New construction and old require site-remediation to remove the polluted and contaminated soils, sediments, and groundwater to protect people and the environment. Federal, state, and local authorities mandate and monitor the need and response. The level of remediation depends on known and unknown conditions and on the people and systems …

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Save Money—Stop Wasting Food

By Fredrica Syren: Food waste is a huge environmental problem today. It’s a fact that 1/3 of all food produced worldwide is being thrown away and that here in the USA, 25% of our fresh water is being used for food production. And, yes, this is a big issue when …

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Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Traditional Burial

By Kim Robson: Those of us who have dedicated ourselves to living environmentally responsible lives may have overlooked planning our very last act. Traditional burials involve toxic and carcinogenic chemical embalming fluids which can leach into the soil, and are a shameful waste of resources and money. Every year, casket …

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Weekly Menu 11/18/19

Monday Mushroom and Barley Soup with Home Baked Bread Tuesday Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Wednesday Pasta buffet: cooked pasta, mixed leafy salad, olives, beans, tomato sauce, pickled red onion Thursday  Mustard Roasted Potatoes and Chickpea Salad Friday Pizza Saturday  Lentil and Tomato Stew Sunday  Falafel Waffle with Pickled Vegetables and Green Salad …

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