Content tagged “Queen of Green”

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  • Day 5: Farmers need love too

    Eating local can reduce your carbon footprint and connect you to the people behind your food. Ask your food producer about what's in season, cooking tips, and the true costs of growing a tomato. What have you learned from a farmer? More »

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  • Day 4: Restaurants go green

    Eating out tonight? Restaurants can help protect the planet by creating local, organic menus, sourcing sustainable ingredients, composting waste and conserving energy. What do you look for in a sustainable restaurant? More »

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  • Day 3: Eat organic, save a snake

    Organic means more than sparing your Thanksgiving mashed potatoes from pesticides. This kind of farming avoids growth hormones, antibiotics and GMOs, and is better for plants and animals. Why do you buy organic? More »

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  • Butt out for the planet

    Flicked out of car windows, stomped out on sidewalks and strewn about our parks and beaches — several trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year. If you smoke, there's a new reason to quit. Butt out for the planet. More »

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  • Is your grandma green?

    My grandma recycles. She keeps a blue bag in her garage full of plastic milk jugs and paperboard. When I first saw this I said, "Go, Grandma, go!" But quickly the whole thing just made me sad. More »

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