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Sustainability Initiative

Please take a moment to complete the planning sheet.

Agenda Sustainable Eating Brochure.

10 Day Food Challenge.

Green Tip of the Day

Avoid these plastics like the plague!!!

Plastics #3 and #6 Where theyre found: Condiment bottles,

shampoo bottles, cooking oil bottles, Meat trays, egg cartons, carry-out containers, aspirin bottles, disposable cups. Why theyre bad: Known to release

phthalates and styrenes into food and drinks. Number 6 plastics have also become notorious for being one of the most difficult plastics to recycle.

Plastic #7 Where its found: No. 7 is a catch-all for

various types of plastics, including those found in baby bottles, three- and five-gallon water bottles, 'bullet-proof' materials, sunglasses, DVDs, iPod and computer cases, signs and displays, certain food containers and nylon Why its bad: Number 7 plastics are made up

of various resins; some contain Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic estrogen that could disrupt the human hormone system, causing various health effects.

The Hidden Costs of Plastics 300 million tons of crude oil are used to manufacture

the plastics we use on an annual basis.

Plastics, Plastics Everywhere What am I to do? In addition to avoiding plastics, 3, 6, & 7 Look for minimally packages products.

Buy products packaged in glass. Buy/make and use cloth napkins. Use reusable grocery bags. Recycle all the plastics you can!

Group Activity: Sustainable Eating Habits Brochure An explanation of why food sustainability important. A list of tips for eating more sustainably. A list of fresh foods grown, by season. A list of places to shop locally/buy fresh foods.

Group Activity: Sustainable Eating Habits Brochure An explanation of why food sustainability important.

A list of tips for eating more sustainably. A list of fresh foods grown, by season. A list of places to shop locally/buy fresh foods.

Email me your brochure when you are finished.

CSAs and Food Cooperatives

Take the 10 Day Pledge!!!

Have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving Break!!!