How to throw an environmentally-friendly party?
As the sun emerges from hiding and temperatures begin to rise, the arrival of spring signals the start of dinner party season. Polish your glasses, narrow down your invite list and follow these simple rules to keep your next gathering green. Make a meat-free meal With the United Nations describing the meat industry as “one […]more
For U.S. Farmers, Sustainability Is the Future of Profitability
How new technologies are helping organic farms increase their margins—and propelling sustainability into the mainstream In farm country, “climate change” can be a dirty word. Whether you’re standing in a chilly shop in Nebraska, sweltering in a Virginia bean field, or walking a California vineyard, mentioning greenhouse gases or rapidly changing global weather patterns is […]more
Are Coffee Pods Reducing Our Environmental Footprint?
A couple of years ago, Joe Satran wrote a very insightful article on the Huffington Post about the impact of the coffee industry on the environment. Satran brazenly stated that the industry was worse for the environment than ever before. The good news is that there are lots of new things that are helping out. […]more
DIY Eco-Friendly Perfume for Valentine’s Day
If you are looking to give the perfect gift to your sweetie for Valentine’s Day look no further! You can create specialized perfume or cologne with essential oils in reusable glass bottles that not only match your loved ones favorite scents but is also the perfect eco-friendly gift! Creating your own perfume is not only […]more
Is organic a must to reduce cancer risk?
ehmet Oz, M.D., is host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” and Mike Roizen, M.D., is Chief Wellness Officer and Chair of Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Email questions to [email protected]. QUESTION: I read that eating organic can lower the risk for cancer. Do I really have to spend all that money to lower my cancer risk? […]more
IS TRANSPARENCY THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY’S NEWEST TREND?
THE ORGANIC BEAUTY INDUSTRY IS GROWING, WITH NEW ‘NATURAL’ BRANDS CROPPING UP LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE, BUT ARE ALL OF THE INGREDIENTS USED ACTUALLY ORGANIC, OR ARE WE BEING ‘GREENWASHED’ INTO SPENDING OUR CASH ON UNCERTIFIED PRODUCTS? Warning: this article may ignite a real-life Mean Girls Regina George Kalteen bar type realisation, except you haven’t unknowingly been eating […]more