Reduce Thy Waste – Love Ugly Food.

Welcome! Whether you’re an avid eater, ecocentric, dubious consumer, or accidental-stumble-uponer, this blog will help you rethink your relationship with “stuff,” and shift your definition of waste.

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I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas, Part 2

It’s still best to try the above options first, but if you are deciding between a cut or plastic tree, opt for a locally grown cut tree. If you already have a plastic tree, use it for as long as possible.

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas, Part 1

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with thrifting for presents. Often items are good as new and totally unique. Second hand shops carry jewelry, kitchenware, games, holiday decorations (great for wrapping decoration), books, records, and loads of wonderful potential-gifts.

Learning to Let Go: My Experience

As artists, my parents worked from home and prioritized doing everything as a unit, encouraging expressions of creativity and engaging with an observant and compassionate eye. To them, everything was valuable. The lint from the dryer was valuable because who knew when it would be perfect for a project? Most things were too dear to get rid of, resulting in a home of beautiful clutter.


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“Solving food insecurity is not about producing more food, but rather making the most of the food that we already have.” 

Karl Deily, President of Sealed Air Food Care

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