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May 11, 2023
Big Impacts from Shopping Small

In recent years, there has been more of a push towards supporting small businesses. It’s commonly known that shopping small boosts the local economy and directly supports small business owners. However, did you know that shopping locally is also environmentally sustainable?   More importantly, shopping locally helps reduce your “food miles,” or the distance the food […]

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April 20, 2023
Embracing Earth Day

This weekend we celebrate Earth Day. On this special day, do you think we can unite in our commitment to the planet and the welfare of all its inhabitants? Despite overwhelming scientific evidence, those who deny climate change continue to sow doubt, hindering our collective efforts to address this existential crisis. [1-4] Don’t you think […]

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April 13, 2023
Composting 101

What is compost?  Compost is “the controlled aerobic, biological decomposition of biodegradable materials.” [1]  Compost is also known as “black gold,” because it becomes a nutrient-rich fertilizer. [2] It retains soil nutrients, attracts beneficial organisms, and helps prevent soil erosion. [3]  Why should I care?  When organic waste breaks down in landfills, it creates methane. […]

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