Ep. 34: WASTED: How to reduce your daily impact and save

 In Blog, How To, Organic Life, Sustainability
My mama always said, clean your plate, there are hungry people in the world! But when it comes to food waste, there are so many additional associated issues, from the environmental impact to wasted resources and the cost of waste disposal.  If you were to peek into a landfill, you’d find almost 40% of it from fresh food, which lends to harmful greenhouse gas emissions that damage our ozone.
We can do a lot to make a big impact on the environment and our wallets with every bite.  I’ll go over 8 great tips you can use to help cut down on waste, save natural resources and take a daily step towards protecting our planet.  In this episode, we’ll discuss sound shopping strategies, animal protein options and ways to give back to the earth.  We only get one, and everyone can do their part to protect it.
Make sure to check out our show notes as well as resources discussed in this episode EP 34 – Wasted: How to Reduce Your Daily Impact and Save
RESOURCES TO HELP YOU REDUCE YOUR DAILY IMPACT:

Did you know in the US alone, we throw away over 1 billion pounds of banana peels annually? Download the Save the Peels Guide for clever ways to use the peels in cooking, beauty and household use.

 

Want to learn how to eat cleaner and greener?  Get my 5-part video series free and learn the best tools and strategies to meal prep for success

 

eatCleaner helps you significantly cut down on waste.  It’s uniquely formulated to remove over 99% of unwanted residue, and keeps your fruit and veggies fresher to 5x longer.  Get your Essentials Bundle at eatcleaner.com and wash your produce when you bring it home. This includes 4 of our reusable mesh produce bags, so you don’t have to take plastic from the store.

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TIME STAMPS:

1:09 What your Mama taught you
1:34 All that wasted food and the results
2:47 Environmental pollution and destruction
3:33 How to make a difference? – Tips for less waste
4:45 Make a list and shop for it once
7:22 Shop seasonally
9:01 Cut down on your meat
11:52 Choose the wild seafood vs farmed
14:16 Break bread with your family and friends
16:07 Give it back to the Earth
17:25 Pay it forward

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