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The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the social and environmental impacts of conventionally-grown cotton.
I recently caught up with APP's Aida Greenbury to discuss the company's recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and paper industry can do to stop deforestation worldwide.
According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest conservation units that had been established in the far northern state of Pará.
The Seattle Mariners are serving toasted grasshoppers at ballgames, and fans are bugging out over them: The restaurant quickly sold out, and will limit how many are sold at future games. Could this start an insect culinary revolution here in the U.S.?
Luxembourg-based JAB Holdings will acquire Panera Bread for $7.5 billion. Panera will join the likes of Krispy Kreme and Keurig, but it's doubtful customers will notice any difference.
After evaluating over 900 pet food products from 71 companies, a Denver-based NGO says far too many of them contain dangerous levels of toxins.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?
Tom’s of Maine, in a partnership with TerraCycle, says it has a solution for unwanted toys. Consumers can collect unwanted or broken toys and ship them to the upcycling company.
It has been over four years since I last updated the world about my Marshmallow Peeps experiment. 1,921 days later, the Peeps are still sprightly and are ready to be consumed (maybe).
Overall, the ketogenic, or , almost-keto diet works for me, and it could be a key to reducing obesity amongst Americans. Lots of veggies and lean proteins with plant-based fats can be the ticket to losing weight and feeling more energetic.
Alter Eco has been making fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Senard spoke with 3p on how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.
Office Depot and market upcycling leader TerraCycle are teaming up to recycle those old binders that accumulate in our desks.