Trim your Waste

7 Jan

This year, how about making (and sticking to) a resolution that is truly good for you, for all of us, and for our world? Although it only takes approximately 20 seconds to put our food into take out containers, the packaging can remain in our landfills forever- how can that be considered convenient?! We hope you’ll join us in our mission to fill your stomach, but not the landfill!

Here’s how –>

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How to Break that Bag Habit

11 Dec

Habits are routines of behavior that are repeated so regularly that we continue to do them almost automatically and involuntarily.

Isn’t that exactly why you accept bags at checkout? Or forget your bags at home or in the car?

The only way to change such impulses is to replace them with beneficial behavior. Why do we so often fail? Because change is hard work and there is no short cut.

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5 Ways to Buy Less Stuff

30 Nov

We all have WAY too much stuff.  If you have it and don’t use it, donate it, swap it or sell it. If you don’t have it and don’t need it, don’t buy it. Less stuff is good, good stuff is better, better stuff is enjoyable. Buying less stuff means less clutter in your life and in the landfills, using fewer resources, and more money in your pocket; and who doesn’t want that? Don’t hoard…share or savour!

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Hot Food Warms the Soul

24 Oct

Super sleek. Stainless steel. Reusable. What’s not to love?! We have to admit, we’ve fallen pretty hard for the thermo-pot from black + blum. But how could any foodie resist the style and functionality of this stainless vacuum food flask? The thermo pot is topped off with a lid made of cork, comes with its own stainless steel spoon that magnetizes to the side, promises to keep your food hot for 5 hours, and comes with a 10 year guarantee!
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Change Comes from Without!

5 Oct

It’s time for restaurants to jump on board and get engaged with Takeout Without. Restaurant cards, posters and web graphics are now available on the website to download for FREE so you can help spread the word and make the change to become a smarter restaurant. Being a part of TakeOut WithOut will save YOU money, and save OUR resources, so we can ALL save the planet!
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TOWO Champions: Daedra Surowiec

27 Sep

Daedra Surowiec is the life force behind the awesome possum reusable glass Strawesome, and she’s also a TOWO Champion! The TakeOut WithOut team loves that this artist, owner, president, and mom behind Strawesome is fueled by her dedication to her family, and the environment.
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Level Up on Practically Green

11 Sep

Practically Green wants you to TakeOut WithOut and they’ll reward you with points for doing so. Practically Green is one of the leading online programs that is helping people green their lives, boasting tens of thousands of users from hundreds of countries (that’s a lot of people doing good, and we love it!). After you sign up, you collect points for each green action that you’ve completed; everything from switching to natural dryer sheets, to buying a pre-owned car.

Here are 4 actions you can mark as complete when you TakeOut WithOut:

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