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Study: Plant-Based Diets Can Slash Greenhouse Gases by Up to 61 Percent
Study: Plant-Based Diets Can Slash Greenhouse Gases by Up to 61 Percent
The year 2021 was the worst for weather in our country's history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with 20 climate-related deadly disasters – including wildfires, tornados, floods, hurricanes, and mudslides – leaving devastation that cost $145 billion in property damages and a tragic loss of 688 lives in the US alone. This dire evidence of climate change has
This Food Giant Says Plant-Based Diet Is the Future of Sustainability
This Food Giant Says Plant-Based Diet Is the Future of Sustainability
Unilever just issued a report that urges people to go plant-based. Yes, you read that right. It’s a jaw-dropping turn of events for anyone who follows sustainability and the impact our food system has on the environment. When a company as big, as powerful, and as central to our favorite foods as Unilever (maker of Ben & Jerry’s, Hellmann's, Dove, and about 400 other household names) comes out
Budweiser’s Parent Company to Turn Beer Byproduct into Vegan Protein
Budweiser’s Parent Company to Turn Beer Byproduct into Vegan Protein
The world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, announced that it will implement a new production process to minimize beer waste and recycle the extra product into protein-rich ingredients. The parent company that makes Budweiser, Michelob, Busch and more will begin rethinking how to use parts of the plants in beer production to be upcycled instead of thrown away. Anheuser-Busch InBev par... Rea
Greenpeace Calls Out Meat Industry For Lack of Sustainability
Greenpeace Calls Out Meat Industry For Lack of Sustainability
International advocacy group Greenpeace just put the spotlight on the worldwide meat and dairy industries, blaming the food giants for inflaming environmental destruction and ignoring calls for sustainable innovation. The network is working to highlight the dangers of the meat industry by exposing the corporations’ efforts to hide the environmental damages through marketing and advertising strateg
Louis Vuitton Releases Luxury Sneaker Made From Corn
Louis Vuitton Releases Luxury Sneaker Made From Corn
Luxury designer Louis Vuitton has stepped into the sustainable fashion market for the first time, following years of pressure from activists and rival luxury brands. The fashion house announced its new Charlie sneakers will be sourced from corn and crafted from 90 percent recycled and bio-based materials, bringing a Louis Vuitton design into the sustainability spotlight. LV incorporat...
The Carbon Footprint of a Thanksgiving Meal & How to Lower It
The Carbon Footprint of a Thanksgiving Meal & How to Lower It
Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season as the second most celebrated holiday in the US. Whether your traditions are old or new, the entire country gathers around a table that features a holiday feast. A new report from Brightly steps back from the Thanksgiving table to examine the sustainability of the nationwide meal, detailing the carbon footprint of each signature Thanksgiving dish. Brightly

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