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kiwi skin edible

Can You Eat Kiwi Skin? Yes — Try These 3 Recipes

Many people are put off eating kiwi skins due to their furry texture, but they are in fact edible. We'll tell you the health benefits of eating kiwi skin. Read more

tea bags in compost

This Is Why Most Tea Bags Are Not Compostable

Many tea drinkers assume the bags can go in the compost, which isn't always true. We’ll look at when you can put tea bags in the compost and their benefits. Read more

recycling books

Book Recycling: How to Recycle Paperback, Hardcover and Magazines

Can you recycle books to free up your space? Recycling books is an easy and sustainable way to reduce clutter and keep trash out of landfills. Here's how! Read more

can you recycle wrapping paper

Can You Recycle Wrapping Paper? A Basic Guide

Can you recycle wrapping paper? Here's a handy basic guide to which wrapping paper you can recycle. Be a greener gift giver! Read more

Are rechargeable batteries worth it?

Rechargeable Batteries: Are They Worth It? It’s Tricky.

Rechargeable batteries are overall much better for the environment compared to disposable batteries. In some cases, they are also much more cost-effective. Follow this guide to find out whether rechargeable batteries are worth it for you or not. Read more

quit fast fashion

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying Fast Fashion

Irresistible deals on low-priced clothes and constant reboots of seasonal collections drive the cycle of cheap clothing consumption onward. Yet, there's an easy way to beat fast fashion: Just ask yourself three simple questions. Read more

Bean water

Bean Water: Why to Save It and How to Use It

Bean water is a familiar ingredient in many vegan dishes. Here's why you should save bean water and what you can use it for. Read more

What is glitter made of? Environmental impact of plastic glitter

What Is Glitter Made of and Is Bio-Glitter Better?

It's the biggest trend in crafts, festival makeup and decorations. But what is glitter made of, how is it made and to what cost to the environment? Utopia's got answers. Read more