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Instead of farming animals, fish and plants, #cellular #agriculture grows the proteins and nutrients we consume from a culture, cell by cell. https://t.co/6IoKXdTH08

#Takeout and delivery restaurants are notorious for loading you up with everything from polystyrene foam boxes to plastic silverware and packets of condiments. #Reducing this unnecessary #waste, however, is easier than you may think. https://t.co/CuLGp0CkJo

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Any cook worth his or her salt uses and abuses #cookware for the most delicious of causes – but what happens to pots, pans, spatulas and whisks when they’re all used up? https://t.co/gJzcunYuV3

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