Angela Kim is the Marketplace Public Insight analyst, responsible for outreach efforts that engage the public and encourage them to share their insights on topics Marketplace covers via social media, multimedia projects, and the Public Insight Network (PIN). In addition to producing content for PIN, Kim is also the producer/editor for the Marketplace Whiteboard video web series. Prior to her position as PIN analyst, Kim was the Marketplace sustainability desk producer and was responsible for special projects, including live public events, radio program specials, and multimedia web and social media components dealing with sustainability. Before joining Marketplace in 2009, Kim was a producer with the weekly news magazine program Weekend America that aired nationally. She contributed to Public Radio International’s Here and Now, and to the national Asian America public radio show pilot As I Am: Asians In America, for which she received a 2008 Gracie Allen Award. In 2010, she was a fellow with the East-West Center’s Korea-U.S. Journalists Exchange where she traveled to South Korea with six other journalists to learn about Korea’s trade dealings, North and South Korea relations, and green tech innovations. Kim earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from University of California, Irvine and a master’s degree in journalism at Emerson College in Boston. A native of Irvine, Calif., Kim currently lives in Los Angeles, with past residences in Sweden, Massachusetts and Minnesota. In her free time, you can find her contributing to American Public Media’s The Splendid Table, traveling, and updating her food blog, angelaishere.com.

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Let your dog help you.

After each meal, I let my dog lick all our plates, bowls, pots and pans (after they have become cool enough). She does a great job of removing...
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Grind your own coffee beans.

We have been grinding our coffee beans very fine, what I would call espresso fine. This makes our coffee beans last longer and I usually use a...
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Just say no to fancy gift wrap.

Visit your local large format offset printer for large (28 x 40 or even bigger) sheets of excess paper. Or, carefully disassemble paper bags from...
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Bake your own bread.

The bread machine has come a long way, baby. After some trial and error with a $50 machine I am now able to turn out some tasty loaves for about ...
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See value instead of waste through ReUse.

It's important to see value when people are ready to throw things out. By seeing value at the back end of the material stream, you not only save...
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Set your TV to "home" mode.

When setting up your new TV, be sure to pick the "home" mode setting. This setting may cut your power use by up to 25 percent compared to other...
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Stick to ENERGY STAR TVs, and save cash.

EPA's ENERGY STAR program recently modified the way it measures the energy consumption in TVs, taking into account not just their standby power...
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Make your school a no idle zone.

The fastest-and cheapest-way to cut down on air pollution is to prevent school buses and parents from idling in the pick-up and drop-off lanes....
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Use paper products with post-consumer recycled content.

Recycling computer paper and printing double sided isn't the only thing that is important-it's also important to know where your school paper...
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Make sure your school has a recycling program for paper, cans, glass and plastic.

Schools produce a lot of waste, from the student lounges to the computer labs. Ask if your school has a recycling program in place for paper,...

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