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Tips for happy and healthy barbecuing from the Pima County (Arizona) Department of Environmental Quality.
How to Use a Chimney Starter
Switching from lighter fluid to a charcoal chimney starter is an easy way to green up your barbecue.
Lazzari Fuel Company
Lazzari's mesquite lump charcoal is available at Whole Foods Markets throughout the country. For more information, call (800) 242-7265.
Cooking with one of these flameless solar ovens or stoves eliminates emissions and keeps carcinogens from forming on your food:
These ecofriendly grill cleaners won't leave nasty chemical residues on your food:
When you can't use ceramic plates and cloth napkins, disposable and biodegradable dinnerware is the best bet for a green picnic.
Biodegradable cups, plates, cutlery, and more.
Marcal Paper Mills
Wipe that barbecue sauce off your face with napkins made from recycled paper.
Microwave-safe and biodegradable, Seventh Generation's paper plates are made from 100 percent recycled paper (minimum 83 percent postconsumer materials). The company also sells environmentally friendly napkins, paper towels, and cleaning supplies.
Dinnerware made from tropical leaves, sugar cane, and other compostable substances, plus utensils made from cornstarch or wood.
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