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With the 50th anniversary of the publication of “Diet for a Small Planet,” we asked readers to share their thoughts about shopping, cooking and eating more thoughtfully. (Read Kristen Hartke’s story here: ‘Diet for a Small Planet’ helped spark a food revolution. 50 years later, it’s evolving.) They came through with great ideas for reinventing leftovers, using the freezer and careful shopping. Read more on the topic below.

If you’re looking for a list of things to try — from very small changes to bigger habit shifts — click here. Figuring out what to do with food scraps can be a challenge, but we have this article here by Rachael Jackson that can help you find solutions. Or maybe you’re trying to eliminate paper towels and plastic wrap from your kitchen instead.

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