Growing Ginger Roots from the Grocery Store
Getting ginger to form roots is very easy, provided you follow a few crucial steps to keep them from rotting. The trick is to plant ginger roots when it's warm outside, plant them in sphagnum moss or another breathable medium and go easy on the water until they form leaves and can be repotted. Here's a quick tutorial with a video and pictures. First of all, here's a video in which I explain how to grow ginger and other grocery store ingredients such as pineapples, sugar cane and coconuts. I…
16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps
Looking for a healthy chemical-free way to get more from your garden? Re-growing food from your kitchen scraps is a good way to do it! It's fun, and very simple
Wellness | Penguin Random House
Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and wellness sites now joining forces, get ready to receive even more inspirational and motivating, high-quality content. If you aspire to live an authentic life but need a bit …
Door to Door Organics
Food Waste is a major problem. Here's a tip: Use a Vacuum Sealer and refrigerate or freeze your leftovers and bulk buys. And be sure to label them! Vacuum sealing will dramatically increase the freshness of your foods. You will still have to be proactive and keep tabs on your fridge and freezer.
Despite Supersized Hunger Pangs, Supersized Waste Still A Problem
Americans wasted 33.79 million tons of food in 2010, enough to fill 91 Empire State Buildings, and a 16 percent increase from a decade ago. The average A...
One Infographic You'll Want To Take To The Grocery Store And Tape To Your Fridge
We waste 1.3 billion tons of food each year. The details are startling, but the solutions are simple.
How To Make Your Own Indoor Compost Bin
There are a lot of options out there for apartment dwellers who want to compost, and like most things it’s not as simple as one style fits all. It’s about finding what works best for you. Try something! And if it doesn’t work for you… try something else! This is an easy indoor compost option for people who need something cheap, customizable and space friendly.MaterialsA container to house your compost. It can be as big or small as you like.
The Green Cone Is a Backyard Solar Digester That Reduces 90% of Food Waste
This ingenious digester/composter, made in Ontario, is the simple, natural way to divert food waste from landfills.
Nationwide Food Waste Infographic on AIGA Member Gallery
It's mind-blowing how much food is wasted nationwide (and globally) especially on a consumer level. I designed two magazine spreads that show the staggering statistics in an interesting way that compares how much food we buy with how much food we waste. I…
Food waste: a global problem - infographic
The average household in the UK wastes 5kg of food a week. Between all of us, that's 7 million tonnes a year. Reducing the food we waste could have a huge impact on our health, wealth and the wider environment