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Banana fiber

Banana Fiber: The Material for Sustainable Fashion From Tree Waste?

Banana fiber is a sustainable alternative to synthetic fibers and materials, and is making its way onto the fashion scene in a big way. Read on to learn more. Read more

Natural fibers

Natural Fibers: 10 Examples & Definition

Natural fibers, which are more eco-friendly than synthetic fibers, are gaining popularity. Learn which natural fibers are most sustainable and which to keep an eye out for. Read more

Best books about climate change

The 8 Best Books About Climate Change

From scientific accounts and predictions to passionate handbooks and detailed calls to action, these are the eight best books about climate change. Read more

Ginger Peel

Ginger Peel: When You DON’T Have to Peel & How to Use It When You DO

Ginger root is spicy, healthy, and delicious, yet so much can be wasted if peeled incorrectly. But does ginger need to be peeled? Is it safe to eat ginger peel? Read more

ash good for plants

Ash Good for Plants: Should You Use Ash In Your Garden?

Is ash good for plants? We'll discuss the benefits and drawbacks so you can decide if that fireplace waste is better suited in the garden or the trash bin. Read more

how to store cherries

How to Store Cherries to Keep Them Fresh

With cherry season nearly upon us, let's take a look at how to store cherries so you can use them anytime for jams, pies, and other tasty recipes. Read more

Pine nut substitute

6 Pine Nut Substitutes for Pesto, Salads & More

Pine nuts are a popular ingredient in pesto, salads, and other dishes, but they come at a price. In this article, we present you with several environmentally friendly and cost efficient pine nut substitutes. Read more

Can you freeze garlic?

Can You Freeze Garlic? Whole Clove, Peeled, or Chopped

Ever wondered whether you can freeze garlic? If you have leftover garlic and don’t want it to go to waste, follow this guide on how you can freeze garlic, totally plastic-free. Read more