3 tips for a green holiday barbecue
UCOP Sustainability is here to help you live a greener lifestyle with a new series, Green Tip of the Week.
Planning a socially distanced barbeque for the long weekend? Make it green! Here are three tips to make your celebration sustainable:
- Buy supplies from local and sustainable sources. Dollars spent at local businesses have a greater impact in the local community than money spent at national retailers.
- Right-size your purchases, especially when purchasing perishable foods. Avoid waste by trying to buy only as much as you will be able to consume before the food goes bad.
- Use reusable plates and cutlery whenever possible. If you must use disposable foodware, aim to purchase BPI-certified compostable products and make sure they make it to a compost bin!
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Questions? Contact Carolyn.Burch@ucop.edu or Christian.Laspada@ucop.edu.Tags: barbecue, green tip of the week, sustainability
How about using it as a time to try Impossible or Beyond Burgers or sausages. They are great and you can’t tell the difference and will help the planet.