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Ever wonder about your superpower? Hello, it’s your buying power. When it comes to knowing exactly what her money is supporting, human rights activist and former Miss World Canada 2012… 74 more words


Data is meaningless until you’re focused on the user and the bottom line

A few months ago I signed up for the FDA’s email alerts about food recalls, blissfully unaware that the agency sends out anywhere from three to six of those a day for everything from tainted chicken salad with chives in Iowa to undeclared nut allergens in your cranberry juice. 1,253 more words


Buycott app gets public to boycott Israeli produce

As critics of Israel’s policy in Gaza lose faith in governments to take action, a new app is helping them to it themselves. Buycott is one of the hottest items on the market as shoppers are using it in their droves to avoid purchasing Israeli products. 694 more words

never buy another GMO product

A friend put me on to a wonderful app called Buycott that is going to help me completely divest from all GMO products. Specifically any product that Monsanto has a hand in. 72 more words

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What Do Extreme Enviros and Wall Streeters Have in Common?

Climate Confidential’s next feature in our Play series looks at zero waste zealots, who compete with themselves to generate as little waste as possible, skirting the fringes of uber-consumer mainstream culture. 13 more words