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The City of Portland - Bruce Walker

For a city over the 500,000-population threshold, in the United States, Portland is considered a leader in sustainability. It boasts a Recovery Rate around 60%, a… 882 more words

Lots of Food Scraps- Good or Bad?

It’s Compost Awareness Week!

Even though I have been collecting my food scraps for compost collection for over a year now, I only started weighing our compost bucket last August. 133 more words

Green City Living

Composting 101

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Why Food Waste Matters

I’ve been working on some articles about food waste recently and it’s quite eye-opening. The more I researched food waste, the more my deep-rooted habits began to change when dealing with all aspects of food: shopping, storage, cooking, and eating. 1,002 more words

Food Trends

Day 11: The Kitchen

This weekend I am taking a deeper dive into creating a waste-free kitchen. While I thought I was doing pretty well before I started this project, I’m now realizing how much trash was already lurking in my cabinets and freezer. 915 more words

Day 68: Reduce your food scraps

Being ecological is sometimes synonymous with being economic. Turning off appliances when you’re not using them, using less water and heat, and walking instead of driving are all actions that favor both your wallet and the environment. 289 more words

Saving The World In 365 Days Challenge

Compost Champs

If you read our last waste-related post from the summer, you may be hungry for updates on how SPU is doing this school year. As we will be conducting our next waste audit come┬áMay 2017, we thought we’d give a mid-year update, specifically regarding compost. 422 more words