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Green Living with EcoScraps & $50 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

This blog post includes links sponsored by EcoScraps and Walmart. All views and opinions expressed are my own.

Did you know that 40% of the food produced get wasted in the United States? That is enough to fill the Rose Bowl every day. The food waste sits in landfills producing methane, which is 20 times more harmful than CO2! The founders of EcoScraps came with an ingenious solution to this problem by converting food scraps collected from stores and restaurants into organic and sustainable garden products. The picture below shows how their process works.

With the mission to "grow gardens, not landfills", EcoScraps recycled 75 million lbs of food waste between 2011 and 2015. They aim to match that number in 2016 with projected recycling of another 75 million lbs of food waste -- this time in just 12 months. You may want to know that recycling 15 million lbs of food waste is equivalent to keeping 500,000 cars off the road for an entire day!

When time and space permit, organic gardening can be the most fun part of green living. Not only will you be able to experience the great joy of harvesting, but you will also be eating healthier and safer food. EcoScraps offers a wide variety of garden products including soils, plant food and liquid fertilizer, which makes it easy to start your own organic garden from scratch. Made from fruit and vegetable produce waste, these products provide your plant with the nutrients they need to fight disease, drought, extreme temperatures, and perform their best.

Whether you love flowers or veggies in your garden, EcoScraps has want you will need to help your plants with healthy, sustained growth. Our garden has pretty sandy soil. The EcoScraps Garden Soil helps improve the condition of our native soil and makes it more fertile. Even when you don't have an open garden, you can use EcoScraps Potting Mix to grow something you like in a container. The potting mix can be used to grow house plants too. There are so many easy and fun ways to put EcoScraps product to good use. Watch these videos for inspiration.

Wanna give EcoScraps a try? Now you can find all EcoScraps products at Walmart.

The Giveaway
To encourage you to check out their products and to promote growing gardens, not landfills, EcoScraps has generously offered to give one of my lucky readers a $50 Walmart gift card! Be sure to browse the current EcoScraps collection at before you head to the store. Please fill out the entry form below for your chance to win. Good luck!

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Disclosure: This blog post includes links sponsored by EcoScraps and Walmart. All views and opinions expressed are my own. icefairy's Treasure Chest is not responsible for prize fulfillment.

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