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Just Eat It: Tackling Food Waste ?>

Just Eat It: Tackling Food Waste

What would you say if I told you I threw $10 in the trash? You’d probably say something like “why would you do that? Do you think money grows on trees? If you don’t want money, give it to me!” The idea of throwing money in the trash is ridiculous, right? Now let me ask you this: what would you say if, instead of throwing $10 in the trash, I told you I threw a block of cheese or loaf of bread in the trash? Or…

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Hell No, Don’t Waste H2O! ?>

Hell No, Don’t Waste H2O!

Have you ever heard the phrase “spend money like water”? If you aren’t familiar with it, it means if you spend money like water, you’re spending too much. I heard this phrase for the first time the other day and it got me thinking: that must mean that using water is synonymous with using too much. Why is that? I think part of the problem is that water seems to be in abundance, especially if you live in the rainy…

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Saying no to wasting water ?>

Saying no to wasting water

As a marketer in the energy efficiency industry, I help produce a lot of materials about conserving energy and resources. Every day I work with statistics that tell us how much money, energy and water we can save by making certain upgrades in our homes. But as a tenant in an apartment building, many of these changes are out of reach. There are only so many changes you can make when you don’t own the building, because at some point…

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