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Real Estate - October 14, 2011

Positively Green

Food waste and its environmental impact

by Iris Harrell

As someone always wanting to know where my next meal is coming from, I have felt an inner need to not waste food by my own careless consumption at stores or restaurants. I have become the unchallenged "Leftover Queen" in my family. I learned this habit from my World War II father, who also felt that leftovers were a valuable resource to be managed wisely.

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Iris Harrell is CEO and president of Harrell Remodeling, Inc. in Mountain View (www.harrell-remodeling.com). She can be reached at 650-230-2900 or irish@harrell-remodeling.com.

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