Five Ways to Make it out the Grocery Store with a Happier Wallet & Healthier Pantry. {Recipe Bonus}

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Conscious Consumerism Green Health & Wellness Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) grocery store recipe shop ethically shopping sustainable what to buy what to eatI was a 22-year-old buying Gushers and Cinnamon Toast Crunch. I had this unconscious mindset: since I looked healthy on the outside, I could eat whatever foods I wanted…in semi-moderation.

Chicago Bans Grocery Store Plastic Bags


The city approved a ban that will stop grocery stores from offering plastic bags for customers. Read More The post Chicago Bans Grocery Store Plastic Bags appeared first on Ecorazzi. Chicago just got a little greener. Causes Environment News Top News

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Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

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These vegan burgers are being sold in grocery store meat fridges


Vegan burgers are finally going to stop hiding in the health-food freezers of grocery stores.

America’s First Zero Waste Grocery Store to Open in Texas This Year

Wend Magazine

A brand-new store called in.gredients will soon launch in Austin, Texas and will be the U.S.’s ’s first “package-free and zero waste grocery store.&#. The store will operate under a “precycling&# model , in which consumers will bring reusable containers (think tupperware or the like) to the in.gredients store, which will offer only bulk items and no plastic bags. Click here to view the embedded video.

lobby joe the lobster went on an epic adventure from grocery store to ocean


It’s a story fit for an animated feature-length movie. The Guardian tells the tale of Lobby Joe, a lobster that was rescued and transported a great distance to freedom. A vegan Canadian named Christine Loughead saw the lobster alone in a supermarket in Ontario, and decided to take action.

Green pioneering on the Southern Oregon trail, part 2

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This Grocery Store Gave "Ugly" Fruit and Veggies Their Own Aisle. Watch What Happens.

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billion tons, gets lost or wasted according to one major world study , and many of the world’s “ugliest” vegetables never even make it to store shelves. It goes without saying that people waste way too much food , and food waste comes in many different forms.

Ma and Pa grocery stores make a comeback

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Local family grocers are meeting the demand for local products (in Michigan) by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In West Michigan growing interest in homegrown products is providing a fertile economic soil for Ma and Pa grocery stores to flourish and this is also a very good thing indeed. Ken Courts opened his second store in two years. " Courts himself buys straight from the farmer and brings the produce into the store the same day during peak seasons.

NW Michigan: greening up Grand Traverse Resort

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You’ll Never want to Go to the Grocery Store Again.

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When I tallied up the miles of each ingredient for our meal, it worked out to 122 not bad when we consider that just one tomato from Mexico travels over 1,000 miles to get to our grocery store. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Food Green Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Z Food Featured Today 100-mile meal challenge carbon footprint community environmental awareness food security Framer's markets local food support local

I will still Make you Breakfast, even when I Hate You.

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In the four-minute long line at the grocery store. We have a stunningly low threshold for discomfort. In life. In traffic. In relationships, too.

10 Easy, Eco-friendly Choices to Make at the Grocery Store

Green Home Blog

10 Easy, Eco-friendly Choices to Make at the Grocery Store. Grocery shopping can sometimes seem like a chore, but it’s also one of the best opportunities to make small, eco-friendly changes that can have a big impact. Follow these ten steps below to green your groceries. Help keep plastic out of the waste stream by bringing reusable bags to the store. Find a farmers’ market in your area or look for grocery stores that carry locally-sourced produce and meat.

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All vegetarian grocery store in Maui!

Eco-Vegan Girl

Video coming soon, but how cool to go to an entirely veg grocery store?! Nothing too exciting inside, but they had a great deli, salad bar, fresh drinks, and bulk section. Right by the airport too, so my friends and I stocked up

Austin company aims to become first package-free, zero-waste grocery store in nation

Green (Living) Review

Austin company plans to open package-free, zero-waste grocery store before year’s end. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Austin, TX, June 2011: The Brothers Lane team announced its intention to open the first package-free, zero-waste grocery store in the U.S. The store, named in.gredients, will allow customers to bring their own reusable containers to fill with local and organic groceries ranging from dry bulk and dairy to wine and household cleaners.

Sanctifying the Ordinary: The Grocery Store. ~ Heather Grimes

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Bag Warehouse Backs Los Angeles’ City Wide Ban on Single Use Plastic Bags in Grocery Stores with Two Week Discount on Grocery Style Tote Bags

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Bag Warehouse recognizes the Los Angeles ban on single use plastic bags in grocery stores as an opportunity for local companies and organizations to ramp up brand awareness with imprinted grocery tote bags.

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Pink Slime in 70 Percent of Ground Beef


USDA scientists are saying that 'pink slime' is used as filler in ground beef found in grocery stores even after objections were raised. Read More. Eats News Top News

A Lesson From the Grocery Store. ~ Guenevere Neufeld

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It was one of those “ah-ha” moments. I realized (again and again.and again) that life is what I make it. I can take whatever it is I am given, and consciously choose to let it fit into the life that I want to create for myself. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) adapting change hometown low carbon footprint taking responsibility updating visiting family walking

Finding a Cup of Soul Food while Waiting in Line at the Grocery Store.

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We stand in line at the store, waiting to buy our pre-packaged organic, non-GMO, gluten-free but tastes like sand-paper snacks. Under the shimmer of the neon lights, we wonder. Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today live to eat mindful eating nourishing refuel self love soul food

Finnish Grocery Stores Offer Slow Check out Lane


We’ve already seen signs of a “slowness” trend in the form of relaxing beverages , and now a similar theme seems to be popping up in the grocery store checkout.

What I Learned from an Old Man at the Grocery Store.

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He was huffing and puffing, tired from pushing his walker around the store. So he took a seat in the chair next to me, almost taking me out with hi. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) lessons from elderly

An Open Letter to the Men who Couldn’t Love Me because of my Weight.

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It turned into me not seeing my real self in the mirror me walking with my head down in the grocery store. That little bit of weight I needed to lose turned into insecurities. It turned into self-loathing. Family Health & Wellness Love body image getting fit healthy choices inner beauty insecurity self love weight loss

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just how the produce was grown. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you. Check out the full article at Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mea

Compassion in World Farming Exposes the Lies Behind ‘Humane’ Marketing


As you stroll down the meat aisle of your local grocery store, a package of chicken catches your eye. You see an image of a green field on its label Read More The post Compassion in World Farming Exposes the Lies Behind ‘Humane’ Marketing appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Eats News Top News Vegan Vegetarian

How to know if a food company is trying to sucker you into eating crap.

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Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis Presents… Consumer training 101 How to know what’s real and what’s fake—whether you’re at a ginormous natural products expo or your family-owned grocery store.

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How to Save a Ton of Money on Groceries & Still Eat Well.

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By making a few changes, and yes, a couple sacrifices too, anyone can lower their grocery bill significantly while still eating healthy, real food. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Food Green Health & Wellness food grocery shopping grocery stores local food money saving ideas

15 Tips On Using Our 5 Senses to Put the Sensual Back in Sexy.

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With the hustle and bustle of daily life, sex can end up on the “to-do” list somewhere in between going to work, yoga class, and picking up bread from the grocery store.

What to look for in a new home

10,000 Birds

Close to schools, grocery store, a nice neighborhood, all things well worth considering. What does the average person go looking for, in a new place to live?

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Original Unverpackt: zero plastic, zero packaging at new Berlin supermarket

Green Prophet

Like us, friends Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski were sick and tired of throwing away a pile of packaging every time they visited the grocery store. Do you think that it would be feasible to bring stores like this to the Middle East?

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just. See the full post and more at Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper''s Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

Sundrop Farms grows tomatoes with seawater

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Three cheers to Sundrop Farms in Australia for pioneering saltwater greenhouses in Australia: they are now harvesting tomatoes for a leading grocery store called Coles. Saltwater greenhouses can save the Middle East and humanity from drought and climate change.

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A New Measure of Food Deserts, Part 2

Sightline Daily

How close you live to a grocery store here has no correlation with how obese you are or even how many fruits and vegetables you eat. They also reported eating fewer fruits and vegetables than people who shopped at medium-price and high-price stores.

Reclaiming the Forgotten Grace in Gifting.

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It’s so satisfying, dropping a handful of change into that red bucket at the grocery store exit. Red buckets. One of my favorite symbols of the winter holidays are those red Salvation Army buckets. And the bells, too. The bright singsong of those bells. They invite gratitude. Feeling the pause of the bell and the […].

I’m Not Adopted, but I’m Not Insulted if You Think I Was.

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One of my earliest memories of my mother losing her temper in public occurred when I was four or five years old, and we were at the grocery store. A woman approached us and said, "What a cute little girl! Where did you get her from?". Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) adoption bullying childhood Children (For not ab them) parenting

A Guide to Shopping Organic

Green Home Blog

The word organic is everywhere from grocery stores to coffee shops to furniture stores. Instead of using the same handful of fruits and vegetables your grocery store carries year-round, you can make your meals more nutritious by using a mix of seasonal produce.

It Isn’t the Vegetables….

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Have you ever noticed a peculiar smell when opening a can of vegetables or fruit? And yes, some of us still buy and eat canned food, if only for lack of a freezer!). I have, and it puzzled me for a long time.

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, June 19

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View pics: This is your grocery store without bees. ( We’ve all heard that bees are in decline, but this morning’s green news puts that in visual perspective. PR Newswire ) . This new app will help you find the cleanest, safest beach. ( MNN ). Man feeds bear some bbq, bear attacks man, man charged. Christian Science Monitor ). The U.S. is considering exporting more oil for the first time since the 1970s. Bloomberg ).

You Can Never Get Your Body Back—& Why You Shouldn’t Try.

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I walked into the grocery store today and saw yet another magazine cover with a celebrity proclaiming: “How I got my Body Back.” ” Later, I heard a weight loss ad broadcast, “There’s no question that I let myself go. But you know what? I got myself back and transformed my life by losing over 100 […].