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Playing Up, Not Down

A few months ago I was struck by a Wall Street Journal article by Amy Westervelt entitled “We’re Green (but Let’s Not Say That Too Loud).”  Westervelt noted that the national mood toward environmentally-friendly products has been shifting over the last ten years and pointed to a disturbing trend:  consumers are not only showing less interest in “green” products, but the “eco-friendly” label can actually elicit negative feelings.  758 more words

Food Waste

A "Start-up Solution" to Food Waste

Statistics on food losses and waste across the supply chain are staggering. A study by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), for example, noted that global food losses and wastage could be as high as 50% from field to fork. 510 more words

Food Waste