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Every day that you cook, you have plenty of scraps from your fruits and vegetables. Have you ever wondered what to do with food scraps?

Instead of throwing them away, why not get one more use out of them?

Reusing food scraps will get you more food without spending extra money. Plus, you’ll prevent food scraps from ending up in the landfill.

Keep reading to find 13 smart ideas for what to do with food scraps.

Food Scraps vs Food Waste

Although food scraps and food waste are similar, they are slightly different.

Food scraps are parts of food that we can’t eat. …


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Have you heard of a capsule wardrobe? It’s something that’s become very popular in recent years. What started as a statement decades ago has now become a lifestyle for so many people around the world.

A capsule wardrobe can be lifechanging. But before you jump into this lifestyle, you should know the benefits and disadvantages that come with it.

Keep reading to learn about what it is, why you should do it and if it’s right for you.

What is a Capsule Wardrobe

A capsule wardrobe is a a mini wardrobe made up of timeless pieces that you can mix and match to make many…


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I have a confession to make. I don’t clean my makeup brushes as often as I should. In fact, I used to go months without cleaning them.

I know that’s wrong but I never made it part of my routine. And when my makeup brush cleaner ran out, I kept forgetting to buy a new one.

Finally, I tried a DIY makeup brush cleaner for my brushes. And it worked amazingly. …


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If you’re looking to read some books and learn more about the environment, you have to read these best sustainability books.

These popular books range from talking about the fast fashion industry to industrial farming to modern businesses.

Whether you are looking to educate yourself on the impacts of modernization on the environment or are looking for solutions to climate change problems, these books will get you thinking.

The beauty of these books is…


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2021 is here and that means new year’s resolutions! The new year is a great time to set goals. If you’re looking to live a greener life in 2021, you’re in luck! I’ve put together a list of 10 easy eco-friendly new year’s resolutions that anyone can do.

Not sure you can stick to a habit? I also wrote a quick guide on how you can stick to them. You don’t have to do each of these goals. Pick the ones that you think you can do this year.

Making these habit changes in your life are a great way…


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If you want to be more environmentally friendly this Christmas, give experience gifts!

A thoughtful experience gift is a great for so many reasons. It’s a way to relieve people from stresses or give them something they wouldn’t think to get themselves. It also can help relieve some of their expenses.

Plus, experience gifts prevent hundreds of pounds of packaging and gift wrapping from going to the landfill. They’re the perfect way to have a zero waste Christmas!

Find experience gifts for him, her, couples, parents and families.

WHY SHOULD YOU GIFT EXPERIENCES?

Christmas comes with A LOT of waste. Especially during Christmas 2020 with…


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So you’re interested in transitioning to a zero waste or low waste lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Well here is the number 1 thing you MUST do to start your journey.

Doing this one thing will jump start your journey and help drastically reduce your waste right away.

So what is this magical first step?

It’s a trash audit.

But First, What is a Zero Waste Lifestyle?

A zero waste lifestyle is pretty self-explanatory. Your aim is to stop producing waste. Instead, you want to use reusable products so that you are not throwing anything out.

Going zero waste takes commitment and time and it doesn’t…


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Meal prepping has become so popular these days. It’s an amazing way to eat healthier while saving time and money. But did you know that meal prepping is also good for the environment?

You’re wondering what planning your meals in advance has to do with helping the planet, right? Well it’s simple.

When you meal prep, you are creating less waste. More specifically, you are reducing food wastage.

Why is food wastage is an issue?

Did you know what food wastage is one of the leading causes of climate change? Surprisingly, almost 1/3 of all the food produced goes to waste. …


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Being environmentally friendly doesn’t mean you can’t save money. You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on eco-friendly products.

And as much as these items are great for reducing your waste, some of them can be expensive.

Here are some ways that you can get started on being environmentally friendly while also saving money.

These budget friendly tips are sure to have just as much of an impact on helping the environment as using the expensive products.

1. Reuse glass jars

There’s no need to spend your money on matching glass jars. Instead, reuse the ones you bring home with your groceries.

Clean…


Homemade vegetable broth is perfect for winter. It’s so easy to make and can be used in a variety of ways.

Vegetable broth adds extra flavour to dishes and costs no extra money to make. That’s because you can use the scraps from the vegetables you eat throughout the past few weeks/months to make it.

Since you use scraps to make this broth, It’s actually good for the environment too. Some benefits of making your own vegetable broth:

  • You have less waste because you no longer are purchasing the packaged containers
  • You save money
  • You get more use out of…

Youmna Rab

I have a passion for living a sustainable lifestyle to help heal our planet. Read my posts on living an eco-friendly lifestyle at Sustainably-Yours.com.

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