Compost Update

I’ve known for a while that composting my food scraps is one of the most important ways I can address my waste seeing as rot is the 5th “R” of the zero waste movement. I live in an apartment with no yard, so I’ve been cautious about getting a compost bin. My compost experience before…

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Five Ways I Suck at Low-Waste Living

I’ve been writing about living more sustainably for just over a month now. In that time, I’ve been testing out new products, switched to a vegetarian diet (though the jury’s still out on fish), and have noticed a change in my shopping habits and overall temptation to buy stuff. However, I have a long way…

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Food Waste & Hunger

I think about food a lot. It’s my job. I am fortunate enough to work for an amazing nonprofit that is at the center of Pierce County’s emergency food system. Each month we give away more than a million pounds of food and each month, over 100,000 visits are made to emergency food sites throughout…

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