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Meat: Don't Eat It or Buy It Local

Eating meat is not the most environmentally-friendly life choice. According to a 2006 report from the Food and Agriculture Organization, livestock are responsible for emitting about… 591 more words

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Bike powered air conditioner?

My bike—which was left out all last winter; that hard, cold long winter—is finally in working condition again.  Her gears were stuck, and I hadn’t gotten her tuned up in forever due to being perpetually pregnant & broke.  844 more words


Eating Fewer Resources

The food we eat has some kind of environmental cost – usually in the form of land to grow the food, water, fertilizer and pollution due to the machinery used. 341 more words

Sainsbury’s Leads Retail in Sustainability Innovation

Without question U.K. retailers are light years ahead of their U.S. counterparts when it comes to reaping the rewards of sustainability and transforming their operations to be more environmentally friendly. 682 more words


The Red Meat Footprint

1 September 2011

Bianca Nogrady

In western industrialized countries our diets revolve around meat. But rumours abound that being vegetarian is better for the environment. 468 more words

My Big Fat Carbon Footprint

It was Earth Overshoot Day yesterday, a little earlier than last year. By this rough guide to the planet things aren’t getting any better.

About a month ago, on a whim, I decided to check the size of my carbon footprint. 481 more words


Conscience shopping

With the press full of stories this past few months highlighting the less than ideal working conditions in countries producing a lot of our high street clothes, it makes you think – am I shopping consciously? 406 more words