7 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

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Our consumer-driven society is one that results in a great deal of waste. From food waste to packaging to disposable items, there are a lot of resources being used by humans. If you find yourself throwing out a lot of food, you can remedy the problem by shopping with a list.

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How to Save Money at the Supermarket

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If you’re anything like most people, you’re probably feeling the pinch thanks to rising food prices. There is some good news though – you can bring your food shopping costs down with some careful planning. So, have you been feeling the food price increase?

Savings Tip: Use Reusable Packages for School Lunches

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If you’re packing lunches for your child or children, you may have already figured out budget-friendly items to include. Depending on how good of a deal you get, sandwich bags may cost you between $.02 The new school year is upon us.

Your Car Insurance Rates Can Be Lower If…

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The premiums, making sure it’s renewed, fluctuating rates, dodgy salesmen, the whole nine yards, my life is complicated enough without having to deal with it. I’d be flipping burgers at the nearest fast-food chain instead. If you use all the safety gadgets.

15 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs

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If you know exactly how much energy you’re using, you can take appropriate measures to cut back. Switch off appliances when they’re not in use. Turn off lights and electric appliances when you’re not using them, and this includes leaving them on standby.

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Getting Started: Menu Planning Basics

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comes up and you are left to try and scramble some food together to form a meal, or end up having to order out a meal that may not be the healthiest option for your family. Search for recipes that can be used in the crock pot, family friendly, or that are budget friendly.