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Like most of us, I’m doing my best to eat better, waste less, and nourish — not deplete — 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.
A skyrocketing demand for food means that agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction. At TEDxTC Jonathan Foley shows why we desperately need to begin “terraculture” — farming for the whole planet.
If you have some eggshells ready to go out to the compost, grab em’ and I’ll show and tell you how to make eggshell seed starters! The first of my “how-to” series, by Cait Scott
Even though these liquors aren’t green in color, they are green in terms of environmental sustainability!
Samovar, an artisanal tea shop based in San Francisco, is the first tea company to introduce a compostable container for their full line of teas.
A year and a half after introducing the world’s first biodegradable chip bag, Frito-Lay is ditching SunChips’ green packaging because consumers complained it was “too noisy.” What does this say about Americans’ willingness to make sacrifices for eco-friendly products?
I’ve known many vegetarians and vegans that subsist on processed foods. Giving up meat doesn’t necessarily make it easier to avoid the pitfalls of the Western diet, after all. Frozen veggie burgers, “chicken-less” nuggets, soy cheese, and seitan sausages often seem more convenient than cooking a meal of plants, grains, and beans. But given that […]
What if you could promote peace, foster a multicultural world, support local artists, help underdeveloped countries thrive and save the planet just by eating deliciously rich and organic chocolate candies? Well, thanks to Sarah Endline, the creative genius and cacao bean extraordinaire behind sweetriot, you can. Oh, and did I mention that the chocolate candies […]
Tea is one of those things that unites people. The experience of sharing a cup with friends, or that momentary feeling of steamy relief with the sip of a chamomile blend when you’re sick or a bedtime ritual that soothingly lulls you into slumber. It also comes with other healing and beauty benefits that Tracy Stern, founder […]