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How to Pack A Waste-Free Lunch

How to Pack a Waste-Free Lunch

A waste-free lunch means there is NO trash to throw away at the end of the meal -- compost items such as banana peels or apple cores do not count as trash.  While common lunch products such as single-use bags or aluminum foil are certainly convenient, they also have a significant impact on our environment.…

Your Kitchen Sponge – Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat?

Would you chop your vegetables in your bathroom? The kitchen sponge is thought to be 200,000 times dirtier than your toilet seat, or even your garbage can and diaper pail! The many pores in the sponge serve as a breeding ground for bacteria, especially since many thrive in damp environments. Combine this with food remnants…