Saturday, March 01, 2008

How to Green Your Fridge

Check out Grist's handy article for greening your fridge. They offer advice on which model to buy, where to keep it, and what to put in it. Of course the standard advice applies: buy from eco-conscious companies (with beer recommendations!), skip bottled water, and stick with organics – and in case you can't buy organic, they provide this useful list of the conventional produce you should avoid at all cost. For the full list of 43 common fruits and veggies click here.


PESTICIDES
in PRODUCE


Environmental Working Group's
DIRTY DOZEN

Buy These Organic:

Peaches
Apples
Sweet Bell Peppers
Celery
Nectarines
Strawberries
Cherries
Lettuce
Grapes (Imported)
Pears
Spinach
Potatoes

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