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  • Aug
  • 1

Squash Your Carbon Footprint: Go Vegan

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Worried that you have a sasquatch-sized carbon footprint? Eat less meat and cheese. That’s the advice of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which calculated the ecological impact of 20 conventionally grown foods. The figures show that many animal-based foods have a supersized carbon footprint—in addition to a whopping amount of fat and calories. In fact, according …

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  • Oct
  • 23

Paper, Plastic, or Dog: Our Disposable Society Takes On a New Life

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Paper, Plastic, or Dog: Our Disposable Society Takes On a New Life

These days, you can’t turn on the TV or look at a magazine without being “greened.” We’re guided to the best green car, the most savory green restaurant, or the most efficient green energy system. Emissions are examined, and thermostats are tightened-and our belts are not far behind. We compost, compact, and conserve, lest our carbon footprint inch …

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  • Mar
  • 17

Green Your Plate This St. Patrick’s Day

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Looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some green? As an alternative—or a complement—to the flashy green clothing, shamrock pins, and green beer typically associated with St. Patty’s Day, green your plate with yummy emerald-hued eats. And since meat’s not green (the meat industry has a devastating impact on our environment), these greens are all good for you, good for animals, …

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