PROTEIN’S CARBON FOOTPRINT – SEE HOW THEY SCORE

What you put on your plate has a large impact on the environment. Research by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and its partners shows that meat and dairy are generally more resource-intensive to produce than plant-based foods, increasing pressure on land, water, and the climate....

Grain by Grain: Changing the Future of Food for a Bigger Purpose

Published by Island Press, Grain by Grain is available at Barnes & Noble, Amazonand local bookstores. Bob’s book tour dates can be found at:https://www.facebook.com/pg/bobquinnorganicfarmer/events/ Much has been said about food, and while changes are being made, there’s still a long way to go in recognizing the real consequences...

UPS IS GOING GREEN

UPS, the venerable delivery company, is investing to convert their brown delivery trucks into green ones. Alternative fuel systems are a priority for the company in order to reduce emissions gasses into the environment. Currently, UPS is testing the use of all electric vehicles (EV) to...

How Fabrics are Harming our Sea Life

Recently, microbeads – the micro plastics found in many of our facial cleansers and hygiene products, were banned from the U.S, marking a great stride toward reducing the toxic pollutants in our sea life. However, microbeads are just one variety of micro plastics –  and if you haven’t...

Green Weddings

Protecting the environment is important but luckily for us it has become extremely easy. Technology has created many avenues that help us find more eco-friendly solutions. If you are planning a wedding there are slight changes you can make to throw an earth loving celebration.  1....

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Plastic items have been known to help improve our standard of living, hygiene, and overall nutrition.  If you take a moment and look around you are bound to be surrounded by numerous forms of plastic – small or large. Yet with all the positive contributions...

Germany’s Waste Innovation

According to reports released from the United Nation’s climate science body, we only have 12 years to make monumental changes to our global emissions in order to limit global warming. If we don’t make these changes, the world will suffer in a variety of ways...