Reaching Carbon Neutrality For $1 A Day
(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study by James Williams at the …

Growing a Sustainable Future from Pasture to Plate

The next time you take a bite of beef or pork, take a minute to ponder how that food gets from the pasture to your plate. There is a veritable team of ranchers, veterinarians and even sustainability experts working behind the scenes to find new ways to improve care for animals and the environment while making the food on your plate even more delicious.

4 steps to being a more conscious consumer

(BPT) - Today, it’s not enough for a company to make good products. Savvy consumers want to know the businesses and brands they patronize make a positive difference. Do they produce products in …

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns …

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As carry out surges during the pandemic, landfills are filled with disposable containers

When the world could no longer eat together in restaurants at the beginning of 2020, many of us turned to take-out, delivery and fast food. Online meal delivery revenues in the United States are projected to reach $26.5 billion this year, a 20 percent increase over 2019.

What are the most environmentally friendly alternatives for food packaging?

What are the safest and most environmentally friendly disposable food containers and products available?

How to pick safer disposable materials

Friday, February 26, 2021
How can anyone evaluate one-to-one replacements for disposable food service ware designed to be less harmful to health and the environment? It’s not easy. Orb Media has created a basic …
Sustainable Sustenance
(Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant impact on the …
The Mexican Avocado Industry's Commitment to Sustainability
(Family Features) The avocado industry in Mexico is committed to responsible farming and sustainable practices that protect and …
Tree Talk: 4 tips for planting trees
(Family Features) Trees are virtually everywhere you turn. You can engage in the tree planting movement and make a difference by …
5 Ideas for Investing in the World Around You
(Family Features) Each person's contributions to improve the earth can send a ripple effect that ultimately transforms …
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Tips and top tech to prepare your home for the new school year

(BPT) - The new school year is an exciting time full of possibilities for students. While learning and expanding their minds at school is important, their growth doesn't stop when the last school …

Developing key character traits helps children succeed in school

(BPT) - Character education is a crucial part of childhood development. According to a Sage Journal article, character education is associated with higher levels of educational outcomes and is also …

Can I recycle this? Prevent wishcycling by knowing what is and isn't recyclable

(BPT) - You make recycling possible. Without consumer participation, recycling programs can’t function. If you already recycle, you’re playing a critical role in reducing waste in your …

4 considerations for continued education in today’s economy

(BPT) - Today’s economic and business environments are incredibly complex. Inflation is at a record high, supply chain disruptions continue to riddle companies and consumers, and while many …

5 things driving interest in EVs

(BPT) - If you think you’ve been seeing more plug-in cars on the road or hybrid vehicles in the carpool lane lately, you are not imagining it. A recent Deloitte report found that high fuel …

Comience bien el curso con estos 3 coloridos suministros escolares

(BPT) - ¡Es temporada de regreso a la escuela, lo que significa que es hora de reunir lo esencial para nuevo año pleno de color! Hay abundante surtido de cosas divertidas para elegir y …

Start the school year off right with these 3 colorful supplies

(BPT) - It's back-to-school season, which means it's time to gather the essentials for a colorful new year! There are lots of fun things to pick out and purchase, from backpacks to lunchboxes to that …

5 must-have brands for your luxury wedding

(BPT) - Your wedding day should be a day to remember, so it's best to spend a little more to get the very best. While there are many ways to plan a wedding, if you envision a ceremony and reception …

It’s camping season! 5 ways to avoid or soothe pesky bug bites and itches

(BPT) - Who doesn’t love a family camping trip? We all look forward to that time outdoors when you can hike, swim, roast marshmallows and sleep under the stars. However, one of the biggest …

5 reasons why Rapid City should be your destination vacation this fall

(BPT) - Just because summer is coming to a close doesn’t mean that your travel plans have to end. Autumn is a beautiful season that has much to offer would-be travelers. If you’re …

10 ways to reset your routine and build a healthier lifestyle

(BPT) - Life is messy and full of distractions. How many of us planned to go to bed early only to stay up streaming our favorite shows? What about scheduling time to work out, then getting caught up …

How nature can help you dress more sustainably

(BPT) - The fashion industry is one of the biggest on the planet, driving culture, commerce and celebrity. Even if you dislike “fashion,” you likely still have a closet with clothes made …