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How to Host a Film Screening

Oct 15th, 2019 | By Sustainable America

If you are moved to share what you have learned about environmental issues with others, consider hosting a documentary film screening. This guide will provide you with the information needed to plan and host a successful screening in your community.
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How to Answer the What’s-for-Dinner Question with Less Waste

Sep 30th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

A concerned chef decided to stop “ranting about food waste” and do something about it by starting Ends+Stems, a meal planning service that helps home cooks manage dinner with less waste.
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Meet a Community Changemaker: Amy Bartucci

Sep 27th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

Meet Amy Bartucci, our first Community Changemaker. Amy is organizing and inspiring her neighbors in suburban Chicago to live more sustainably and make the community a healthier place. “I saw how sorely our planet, and my town in particular, needed my voice,” she says.
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This Guy Is Growing All of His Food…on Other People’s Land

Aug 20th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

Activist Rob Greenfield is spending a year growing and foraging 100% of his food. As if that’s not challenging enough, he’s growing all this food in urban Orlando with no land of his own. Learn how he’s relying on community to share the land and resources he needs to survive.
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The Nimble Cook: Put Ingredients First to Reduce Food Waste

Aug 15th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

Ronna Welsh’s new cookbook 'The Nimble Cook' will shift your perspective about the contents of your kitchen. Get her tips for reducing food waste, plus a refreshing gazpacho recipe that makes use of one of summer’s quintessential scraps: watermelon rinds!
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How Living Car-Free Made My Neighborhood Stronger

Jul 24th, 2019 | By Carla Blackmar

Is the key to going car-free right on your own block? Learn how Carla Blackmar inspired a neighborhood car-sharing system that is strengthening her community while reducing fossil fuel use.
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Survey Results: Our Tools Inspire Sustainability Action

May 7th, 2019 | By Sustainable America

Last month, we surveyed Sustainable America followers to find out what they think about Sustainable America’s tools and how they’re using them to take action in their homes and communities. What we learned is exciting and inspiring! Read on to discover how people around the country are making sustainable changes for the better.
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6 Types of Gardens That Work Hard for the Environment

Apr 26th, 2019 | By Amy Leibrock

We all know the benefits of a back or front yard food garden. Food grown yourself is nutritious and fresh, and it lessens the need to buy food shipped from faraway places. But there are more types of gardens and landscaping approaches that have other community, ecosystem, and food system benefits. Here are a few ideas to consider.
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What Is Your Community Doing to Make Sustainable Change?

Apr 21st, 2019 | By Sustainable America

In 2019, we want to shine a light on the ways communities are working together to make sustainability changes happen. You’re invited to share stores from your community. Click through to find out how.
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Survey: We Want to Hear From You

Mar 20th, 2019 | By Sustainable America

Share your thoughts about Sustainable America and enter to win a $50 Whole Foods gift card by taking our short survey.
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