The cooking, eating, cleaning up, and disposal of food is one of the most fundamental aspects of human life. It occupies a lot of our time and energy each day. You can reduce food waste, eliminate much of your trash production, and use less energy and water in a variety of small ways.
The choices you make as a consumer matter, but what makes a company or product Ocean Friendly? There is hope as more companies like ECOlunchbox are fighting the plastic epidemic with Ocean Friendly products, and we as consumers can aid this movement through what we choose to purchase.
The holidays add so much to our lives; friends, family, laughter....and trash. Twenty-five percent more trash to be exact. According to an environmental report called Tis the Season...To Take out the Trash, this stark statistic means there is about one million extra tons of garbage each week during the holiday season.
The reusable straw revolution is an international movement that has changed the way we view this little tube that has been assisting us with our beverage consumption for decades. It’s time we start examining the environmental impact of plastic straws in the same careful way we view and choose our other utensils. Our suggestion is to invest in some excellent quality reusable straws that will last you years, rather than a single use.
Halloween is sure to be lots and lots of fun this year! With the costumes and candy, parties and haunted houses, what's not to love?! No matter what spooky antics you're planning for Halloween, keep in mind you can be greener and cleaner too! If you want to rock Halloween this year, turn your EEK! habits into eco-friendly ones with these handy tips to green your Halloween!