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5 Ways to Detox From BPA

If you live in the United States, there's more than a 90 percent chance that BPA is already in your bloodstream. Bisphenol A (BPA) — the nasty, endocrine-disrupting chemical linked to cancers…

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13 Things You Shouldn’t Put In the Fridge

In most homes, refrigerator space is at a premium. So don’t stuff this prime, cooling real estate with food that shouldn’t be refrigerated. Here are 13 items you don't need to chill. Avocado: Av…

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Congress Considers Legislation to Ban BPA In Storage Containers

Last week, Sen. Edward Markey, D‐Mass., and Reps. Lois Capps, D-Calif., and Grace Meng, D-N.Y., introduced the "Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014" into both chambers of Congress.  If pas…

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Can You Have A Kitchen With No Refrigerator?

At Gardenista, we liked this no-refrigerator concept from Korean designer Jihyun Ryou, a graduate of The Dutch Design Academy Eindhoven. Read on to discover her secrets: Above: Ryou says, "Throug…

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Proper Food Storage: The Ultimate Guide (Part I)

How many times have you bought fresh produce, only to have to toss it a few days later because it got mushy, the leaves blackened, or it grew mold? Well, sure, produce doesn't last forever, but there …

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How to Prevent Freezer Burn

  If you've ever eaten anything with a particularly bad case of freezer burn, you know that it is something best avoided. Strange textures and weird flavors are never delicious! Though, luckil…

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Underground Food Storage Options

Do you like eating fresh, local food even during the winter months? That may be easier than you think—especially with crops that store well, such as potatoes, carrots, beets, sweet potatoes and other …

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Plastic-Free Food Storage

When we talked last month about plastic-free cooking, quite a few people mentioned that food storage was one of their biggest challenges when it came to ditching plastic in the kitchen. Since t…

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Ziploc Announces New Recycling Initiative

Ziploc is one of the world's most popular brands of plastic bags and other food storage supplies on the market. Even though reusable bags and containers are the best way to keep your lunch from genera…

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Go Plastic-Free with 3 DIY Reusable Bags

Creating a sustainable life is an ongoing effort. Eliminating plastic is one of the greenest actions you can do to lower your eco-footprint. For many of us cutting back on plastic is a massive shi…

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