When I’m in the grocery store, I have to show restraint as I pass by the Sunfood display: acai powder, cacao butter, matcha, Golden Milk Super Blend -- I’m a real sucker. I mean I haven’t even heard of half the stuff, but I still want it. Acai Maqui Bowl mix anyone? Lucuma powder? Dean’s … Continue reading Supefood Waste: Sunfood and Navitas
Part 2 Part 1 here March Madness is officially underway. We have had two Noreaster storms here on the East Coast this week, and our heat and wifi have been on and off for a few days. Spring is still a dream! On the trash front, we had a successful first week. I … Continue reading March Madness Trash Edition: Part 2
Ah, the packing peanut. These little boogers usually end up as an unwanted by-product of much-wanted stuff. I was kind of disappointed that these packing peanuts came to me in a package from a company who makes waste free body care products. Irony. Packing peanuts are made of polystyrene, the same stuff your styrofoam take-out box … Continue reading What to do with Packing Peanuts
Part 1 March Madness officially starts on March 13th. It has been a few years since I did a bracket. My dad has a friend who used to take care of it, but after detaching his retina one year, he abdicated his duties. This year, we’re trying something new at my house: March Madness Trash … Continue reading March Madness Trash Edition: Part 1
I like podcasts. I listen to The Daily from the New York Times on a daily basis, and I catch up on several other podcasts throughout the week. I was recently in New York City eating at The Little Beet when I thought I saw Michael Barbaro (host of The Daily). I went full creepy … Continue reading Save our Seas Act
My mom has always been a proponent of the “lids off and in the trash” camp when it comes to recycling plastic bottles. She still rummages through the recycling to make sure us kids are popping off the caps. My mom wasn't wrong. Bottle caps, albeit recyclable, are made of a different plastic than the … Continue reading Recycling Plastic Bottles: Lids On or Off?
I buy a lot of products from Bob. He graces the packaging of Bob's Red Mill products with a cheery demeanor after all. Bob gives me my oatmeal, chickpea flour, almond flour, tapioca starch, teff flour, and he provides the wheat for my boyfriend’s bread baking. Perhaps the best part about good ol’ Bob is … Continue reading Bob’s Red Mill