10 tips from Grandma for a greener home

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homemade dill pickles

credit: K Martinko

2. Can seasonal food

Canning used to be a necessity when my grandma was a child, but now it’s just a hobby for a few people. Canning, however, should make a comeback because it’s an excellent way to save money by buying seasonal produce in bulk; it supports local farmers; and you can eat high-quality, healthy food all year round. It’s also a mainstay of my quest for Zero Waste at home: reusable glass jars containing local food is pretty much perfection by my standards.

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