Does it make sense to be throwing out bread when you are buying breadcrumbs? More thoughts on food waste and braised celery.
Of all the chores in the house, laundry is far and away the worst. An environmental payoff helps a little (but only a little).
Do I really need that avocado-shaped guacamole bowl? How I decreased my environmental impact by telling myself no.
It’s almost Shavuos, but this week I have been thinking back to Lag b’Omer and Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and Rabbi Elazar hiding for 12 years from the Romans in a cave. Where were we, digitally speaking, 12 years ago? We were already standing in the cave (l’havdil) that is the online world, and we’ve... Continue Reading →
Because virtually all of the zero-waste books I’ve read are written by people who have no kids, with a handful by people who have one or two kids. When I started getting serious about reducing our family’s waste, things were a little more complicated than that. I had to take into account one very busy... Continue Reading →
In a lot of ways, the frum world is miles ahead of the secular world when it comes to not being wasteful. But when it comes to the amount of trash we generate, we’re miles ahead of the secular world, too.