Do you hate the hodgepodge pile of stained plastic food storage dishes with their mismatched or missing lids? Me too. Ditch the Plastic! Glass jars are easy to repurpose for food storage. And being able to see the food in your refrigerator may slow down your food waste as well.
You pay a fee to have a large truck pick up & haul your trash to the landfill. Do you hate that as much as we do? We’ve managed to reduce our landfill contributions over the years by using a few simple tricks. We’ve even been able to eliminate our trash collection service and associated fees. So the result has been positive for both our budget as well as the environment.
There are many things that I no longer buy at the store. I’m typically able to make do (quite nicely, actually) with what I already have here at home. I’ve found it just took looking at things in a different way.
By now most of you know Earth Day is April 22nd each year. It’s a special day to highlight being kind to our environment – it’s like Mother Nature’s birthday! There are lots of gifts we can give to Mother Nature, most of ’em are FREE. Come see my faves.
I’m sharing 12 easy tips to save on groceries. Most of these tips are good for your budget AND the environment. And it doesn’t get any easier than this – there are many super simple ways to make the most of your food dollars.