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How To Put an End To Buying Vegetables in Plastic Packaging

Plastic-free shopping isn't hard. Everybody can contribute to waste reduction by cutting wrapped up groceries from their shopping list. We'll show you how – in three easy tips. Read more

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This Is How You Can Tell if Potatoes Are Bad

When are potatoes bad? After a potato sprouts, it can become poisonous and unfit to eat. Here’s how to tell whether or not a potato is still okay to eat. Read more

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Honey & 7 Other Foods That You Didn’t Know Never Expire

There's no best-by date but it's been sitting around for ages? Don't worry about it, there are some foods that never expire no matter how long they linger in the cabinet.  Read more

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The Water Test: If Your Egg Floats at the Top, Don’t Eat It

There are several reliable ways how to tell if eggs are still good. The renowned egg water test or float test is just one tried-and-true method. Utopia shows you how to perform a simple check before you enjoy those runny yolks. Read more

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What Is Upcycling and How Is It Different From Recycling?

What is upcycling? Read on to find out why upcycling is so important for the environment and how you can transform your waste into practical, beautiful and eco-friendly objects to decorate your home with. Read more

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How to Store Carrots & Make Them Last (3 Methods)

Storing carrots the right way keeps them fresh for longer. Here are two easy methods to help you reduce food waste. Read more

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Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?

Some wet wipes now claim to be safe to be flushed....but are flushable wipes really flushable? We look at some key factors, including their impact on the environment. Read more

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Is Mango Skin Edible? 6 Reasons You Should Try It

Most people throw the skin of fruits in the trash, but mango skins are in fact edible. We'll tell you why mango skins may be good for you, and how you can eat them. Read more