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Five Baby Steps To Eating More Sustainably (Plus 45 More For Over-Achievers)

Like most of us, I’m doing my best to eat better, waste less, and nourish β€” not deplete β€” our planet. Having been a relatively conspicuous consumer much of my life, I welcome simple information, presented clearly, and designed to help me put one foot in front of the other on my incremental journey toward more sustainable living. So the other day, I perked up when I scanned an e-mail boasting 50 tips for eco-friendly eating.

Save Water and Money During a Drought: Go Vegan

Much of the United States has been experiencing near-historic drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. The drought and accompanying heat wave are not only parching people’s lawns and impacting their air-conditioning bills but also causing animal sufferingβ€”more than 1,000 calves died from heat stress on Midwestern dairy farms in July aloneβ€”and sending food prices soaring, especially for people who eat meat, eggs, and dairy products.