April 10-16 is Food Waste Prevention Week!
How much food are you throwing away? Take note during Food Waste Prevention Week Picture this: a mound of food, sitting in a landfill, weighing as much as 18,000 Subaru…Read More
6 Tips for a Low-Waste Holiday Season
Create memories, not waste this holiday season! Check out these 6 tips for a low-waste holiday season. According to the EPA, American household waste increases by more than 25 percent…Read More
Tips for Keeping Post-Halloween Pumpkins Out of the Landfill
Want to hear something scary? Each year, over a billion pounds of pumpkins are sentenced to landfills across the US. Check out these tips for keeping pumpkins out of the…Read More
Green Spotlight: Grow and Give with the High Desert Food and Farm Alliance
In Deschutes County, 1 in 8 people across the County is food insecure, meaning they don’t always know where their next meal will come from. At the same time, an…Read More
Rethink Food Waste: Preparing Parts and Pieces
If you didn’t get a chance to join us for our virtual event on Monday, May 3, you’re in luck! We have a recording available for you to watch at…Read More
Free Yard Debris Drop off: Spring 2021 Fire Free Weeks!
During a wildfire, most homes are lost when falling embers smolder and ignite vulnerable areas around homes. Reduce the risk of losing your home to wildfire and take advantage of…Read More
Should I Choose the Carton or the Jug?
So many choices… how do I make the best decision? Shopping in our modern supermarkets, there is a packaging decision in every aisle. We want to make the choice that…Read More
Preventing Food Waste with Roommates
When you’re living with roommates, you probably don’t get the option to store your food like this food storage guide suggests. In my house, we have five people and one…Read More
Use the WHOLE Bird!
I don’t know about you, but my Thanksgiving plans were thwarted by Kate Brown’s newest COVID-prevention orders. My outdoor buffet-style gathering of 7 from 6 different households is no longer…Read More
A few thoughts about waste, awareness, and November.
Imagine your perfect 4th-Thursday-in-November holiday scenario. What does it look like? In the year 2020 (an election year, at that), the economy isn’t doing great and many people have lost…Read More