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New EPA Report Highlights Climate Impacts of Wasted Food

By UGL-Staff | December 15, 2021

For the first time in its history, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is publishing a quantitative report underscoring the importance of reducing food waste to address climate change. This initial report analyzes the environmental impacts of food loss and waste (FLW) throughout the food supply chain—from farm to kitchen.

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3 Easy Ways to Keep Your Office Sustainable Over the Holidays

By Nicole Kemp | December 8, 2021

The holidays are right around the corner! With many of us taking extended breaks from the office, it’s important to make sure we reduce the energy wasted by empty buildings. Plan to keep your office sustainable during the holiday season with these quick and easy tips.

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7 “Scrappy” Recipes to Try This Holiday Season

By UGL-Staff | December 1, 2021

With the holidays upon us, we’re cooking more now than any other time of year. This year, try saving your scraps and repurposing your leftovers into one of these great dishes.

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3 Major Keys for Sustainable Holiday Travel

By UGL-Staff | November 1, 2021

Although it appears that COVID-19 will remain a concern for the time being, many travelers are making plans for the holidays again. Here are three major keys to making sure your winter travel has the smallest possible negative impact on our global ecosystem.

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NFWI “Waste-Not” Cooking Demo Recap

By UGL-Staff | October 22, 2021

Download recipes, check out some pictures, and watch from the “Waste-Not” Cooking Demonstration if you missed it!

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Seema Prasad on Sustainable Choices

By UGL-Staff | October 5, 2021

Seema Prasad is the proprietor of Nashville’s Miel Restaurant, where she supports a greener Nashville through composting, recycling and sourcing meat, dairy & produce from local farmers. Here she shares what drives her sustainable choices.

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4 Ways to Build a More Sustainable Home

By Remi Jane | September 20, 2021

The green and sustainable building industry was the fastest growing industry in the United States between 2012 and 2017, with over $288 billion generated in revenue. Fortunately, as the sustainable construction industry gains traction nationwide, this growing marketplace provides individuals more access to resources that can help them incorporate sustainability into their own homes.

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