Posts tagged sustainable lifestyle


4 Great School Programs Fighting Food Waste

Food waste is such a HUGE problem on so many levels, and it always gives us hope when we see the next generation stepping into the role of affecting positive change in this area. One of the best ways to support and facilitate reducing food waste is through educational institutions, which is why we’re taking …

Future Winter Sports Stars Fight Food Waste

Unlike much of the country, we have been experiencing just the opposite of a “polar vortex” here in Las Vegas, with it sunny and in the seventies for the end of our winter. Not much snow activity happening in the mountains around here, which has us looking to maybe take a trip eastward to have …

Friday BerryBreeze Grab Bag!

Happy Friday and welcome to our Friday Gab Bag, which is sort of an end of week wrap up of some of the topics that have been on our mind. It has been such an action packed week, from St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, to the First day of Spring and International Happiness Day yesterday, …

Happy Meatless Monday!

While most of us would assume that Meatless Mondays is a recent response to a desire to preserve both our personal health and our fragile ecosystem, it has quite a bit of historical context that stretches back a century. During World War l, the then-head of the wartime US Food Administration Herbert Hoover asked Americans …

Spoon to Soil: Composting as a Food Waste Solution

Today we’re going to approach one of our biggest concerns, food waste and its impact on the environment, from a slightly different tack. We are big proponents of the “Farm to Fork” movement currently emerging in the food community, and we are also getting more interested in composting, or “Spoon to Soil” as we like …

Things We Love: Whole Foods

Ok, we’re going to be up front with you here: we are BIG fans of Whole Foods. As advocates of an organic, sustainable lifestyle that’s good for our health and the planet, we just love that there’s a supermarket chain out there that shares our commitment to responsible commerce, enriching peoples’ lives in healthy ways, …

10 Things You Can Recycle (But Probably Don’t…Until Now)

Sure, you recycle your cans. You may even recycle magazines, glass bottles and plastic grocery bags (assuming you still use them, which you shouldn’t). But what about all of the other odds and ends that find their way into the trash can? Can they be recycled? You may be surprised to learn that a lot …

15 Household Uses For Lemons (That Don’t Involve Cooking)

Did you know that cuisine’s most-loved citrus fruit—the noble lemon—boasts almost as many uses outside the kitchen as in? Both the juice and the rind of lemons serve a wide variety of household uses – from beauty aides and cleaning heroes to pest-fighters and garden guards. As a bonus, swapping out harsh chemicals for a …