This is an interesting and useful post for all you recyclers and environmentalists out there!
Besides loving to cook, I love nature. I am a lifelong environmentalist. One of the most visible aspects of our environmental footprint in the kitchen is our garbage. Landfills have a major impact on the environment, polluting air and groundwater. How can you minimize kitchen waste?
First, compost food scraps. If your yard is big enough, start a compost pile or get a compost barrel. If you do not have a yard, you can find small worm composting bins for indoors or balconies. This Green Life has a rebuttal for all your concerns about composting. I am lucky enough to live in San Francisco, a city with a composting collection system, so I just put food waste in a green bin alongside trash and recycling, and the city collection service whisks it away to be turned into fertilizing compost for vineyards and landscaping. I was quite excited when San Francisco…
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