If your market basket has gotten a little less environmentally friendly since food prices started to go through the roof, raise your hand.

Don’t be shy. The environmental magazine Grist understands your pain, and rather than chide you, it wants to gently lead you back to the greener side of the fence with a feature called “Register Your Beliefs: How to Green Your Grocery List.”

It’s filled with simple advice, like starting by actually making a list so you can avoid “buying more than you need, loading up on industrially produced dreck that’s harsh on the planet,” and trying to eat a more plant-based diet.

Most of the tips here won’t be new (who hasn’t heard that it’s greener to eat local?), but somehow having such a concise primer is a potent reminder that our wallets can help bring about change.

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