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Here is what we can do 🌿

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Support carbon reduction.

You can contribute by supporting projects which reduce carbon emissions with reforestation or renewable energy.

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Store and protect food properly.

A super simple but great hack is to store and package your food properly when stored outside or in the fridge with reusable containers to extend the lifetime. Also make sure you safe leftovers.

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Don't shop when hungry.

Being hungry when grocery shopping will make you have cravings and buy stuff that you don’t need - which will create waste. Plan your meals, make a shopping list and stick to it.

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Find your local farmer.

If you have a farmer in your area get in touch with him and see if and what you can purchase directly from him. You will not just support your local economy, reduce footprint but also get a better sense of where your food is coming from: and most importably access high quality local vegetables, fruits, milk or meat.

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Reflect on delivery.

Often times it's more sustainable to go into the store or restaurant or pick up the item or food yourself. You will avoid unnecessary packaging and potentially transportation emission from delivery. This depends obviously on distance and type of transportation you would use, since otherwise delivery can be actually more efficient, especially when the providers is running on electric mobility and multiple deliveries are carried.

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Choose organic.

Organic farming for crops and vegetables has a lower environmental impact compared to conventional methods. Since fertile soils that are full of nutrients, organic food is usually also better for your health.

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Save food by local sharing.

If you notice that you will not be able to eat food before it turns bad or have cooked too much, share it! Share it with your neighbourhood or alternatively try the "Too Good to Go" App.