Tag Archives: Reduce

Worms help reduce waste

Have a think about what goes in your bin. According to Planet Ark, more than half the rubbish in there would be green waste and food scraps. In fact, we put more than 4.5m tonnes of food into landfill every year, which creates methane, a gas that contributes to climate change 25 times more than… Read More »

The Best Way To Reduce Pesticide Residue

USDA-funded researchers determined the most efficient way to reduce pesticides on fruits and vegetables. They doused apples with two common pesticides and then washed them with either tap water, an EPA-approved bleach produce wash or a solution of baking soda. The baking soda solution recipe was one teaspoon for every two cups of water.  … Read More »