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Will Koolatron cooler cool warm stuff?

We don't have any electricity, so we're thinking of purchasing this Koolatron cooler. Most of the drinks I put in it (refreshment cans, water bottles, etc) will be warm/room-temperature. Will it ...
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Are there any take-out restaurants where you can bring your own dishes?

Many cities in the US have banned plastic bags, and more are added to the list regularly. In addition, some cities are even beginning to ban plastic water bottles. These bans (and in some cases, fees)...
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Most sustainable type of cream container?

The grocery co-op where I shop offers local, organic cream from three different farms, which use three different types of recyclable containers (all roughly the same volume): Mini version of clear ...
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How “heavy duty” does a compostable container need to be to hold hot food?

I am tasked with finding a compostable takeout containers for a food festival that we can use to replace thousands of styrofoam takeout containers. There are a lot of issues with convincing the ...
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Best way to store vegetables in the fridge

What is the best way to store fruits and vegetables in the fridge? I currently use plastic food containers like those in this picture, of different sizes. 1) Is it better in terms of energy ...
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Preserving opened canned food

I am living by myself since the end of last year. When grocery shopping, I've noticed that canned food (beans, peas, salsas, etc.) is usually 500g or more, which is too much to eat for one seat. I've ...
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Freezing Bananas With Less Waste

My wife likes to freeze bananas by removing their skin, wrapping them in aluminum foil, and placing them in the freezer. She eats a couple of bananas per day. So, this is using up a lot of aluminum ...