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Environment Sustainability

Ben & Jerry’s Bans Single-Use Plastics Because ‘We Can’t Recycle Our Way Out of This Problem’

Andrea D. Steffen
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s announces their plan to prevent 2.5 million plastic straws and 30 million plastic spoons from being handed out each year by quickly halting its use of single-use plastics. The
Environment Nature Sustainability

Cockroach Farms: Where Billions Of Cockroaches Process Our Food Waste

Andrea D. Steffen
“It’s like turning trash into resources.” – Li Hongyi, Shandong Qiaobin chairwoman 50-55 tonnes of kitchen waste is the equivalent in weight to seven adult elephants. This is how much food waste is fed to
Environment Innovation

Denmark Has An Initiative To Put Environmental Impact On Food And Product Labels

Andrea D. Steffen
Denmark is ranked one of the top 20 countries in the World Climate Change Performance Index, which evaluates efforts to combat climate change. It strives to become so green that it will reach carbon emission
Health

Study Proves Exercise Has A Beneficial Effect On Gut Bacteria Composition

Andrea D. Steffen
A person’s microbiome is the diverse population of microbes (bacteria) that live in their gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Any disruption to the normal, healthful balance of bacteria in the microbiome can cause the immune system to
Health Innovation

Sole Foods: Helping The Poor With Urban Farming

M Caulfield
A Vancouver social enterprise, Sole Foods, is transforming vacant land into urban farms, with the collective vision of establishing organic urban farm produce stands that will offer patrons the option to pay what they can
Health

13 Foods With Super Health Benefits

M Caulfield
Living in the fast-paced world that we do, it can be very challenging at times to make good food decisions for ourselves. But every good food decision that we make over a bad one, is

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