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DIY – Sustainable Food Shopping Tips


by Bill Chameides | July 17th, 2008
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Many people know that cutting down on driving and making changes around the house can save lots of money and reduce global warming pollution. But did you know that tinkering with your diet and tweaking your grocery list can help too?

In The Green Grok’s first Do It Yourself post, Dr. Bill Chameides gives tips to make your food shopping more sustainable.

Watch the video here, or go to youtube to watch it in full screen mode (be sure to click on “watch in high quality” underneath the video on the right side). Either way, let us know what you think about these tips — and tell us about your top ways to cut down on global warming pollution.

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  1. Heather Johnson
    Dec 12, 2008

    I’d love to hear more than 1 book recommendation here! I highly recommend Michael Pollan’s *The Omnivore’s Dilemma – A Natural History of 4 Meals* – it clearly explains why local food is important, how oil has become such a huge part of our food chain, and describes a more natural and sustainable method of agriculture. He also throws in a philosophical discussion of what it means to be a carnivore (without the moralizing).” title=”Book suggestion

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