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12 Apps that will Help the Earth and Your Wallet [Visual]

12 Apps that will Help the Earth and Your Wallet | ecogreenlove

Here are some valuable Apps listed that might help all of us evaluate, track or find simple solutions to shift our mindset and look at what and how we are buying and using things like food, clothes or even the web. And if that, by extension, saves us money… then why not give it a try? 😉

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10 Keys to Reducing Food Waste

10 Keys to Reducing Food Waste | ecogreenlove

Food waste is a growing problem contributing to our strain on natural resources. However, food waste can be eliminated or at least reduced with our help. Small steps can make a significant difference if we pay more attention to our relationship with the food we purchase and consume.

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Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual]

Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Who among us hasn’t had a bunch of bananas go from perfectly ripe to practically rotten overnight? And when it comes to avocados, well, sometimes it seems like you could blink and miss that magical moment between not-quite-ripe and brown mush. With rotten produce in hand, we feel bad about all the nutrition we’ve missed out on, and we’re essentially tossing money straight into the compost pile.

Certain kitchen staples are just notorious for spoiling quickly, but with a few tricks, you can keep many of them around for a few days longer.

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10 Ways to Use up Home-Grown Zucchini

10 Ways to Use up Home-Grown Zucchini | ecogreenlove

Gardening is a fun activity that can also put food on the table. However, what happens when your garden is overflowing and you don’t want anything to go to waste? Zucchini is a notoriously fruitful vegetable, but you and your neighbors can get overwhelmed quickly.

Don’t let your homegrown zucchini go to waste — we’ve compiled both interesting new recipes and storage methods you can try to reduce food waste at home. Here are 10 creative ways to use up all that extra zucchini.

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Top Tips to Fight Food Waste

Top Tips to Fight Food Waste | ecogreenlove

33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year
45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year
$1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family
25% of the food wasted globally could feed all 795 million undernourished people in the world
8% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year are due to food loss and waste

Help reducing food waste from your household with these tips below:

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