Reaching Carbon Neutrality For $1 A Day
(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study by James Williams at the …

Growing a Sustainable Future from Pasture to Plate

The next time you take a bite of beef or pork, take a minute to ponder how that food gets from the pasture to your plate. There is a veritable team of ranchers, veterinarians and even sustainability experts working behind the scenes to find new ways to improve care for animals and the environment while making the food on your plate even more delicious.

4 steps to being a more conscious consumer

(BPT) - Today, it’s not enough for a company to make good products. Savvy consumers want to know the businesses and brands they patronize make a positive difference. Do they produce products in …

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns …

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As carry out surges during the pandemic, landfills are filled with disposable containers

When the world could no longer eat together in restaurants at the beginning of 2020, many of us turned to take-out, delivery and fast food. Online meal delivery revenues in the United States are projected to reach $26.5 billion this year, a 20 percent increase over 2019.

What are the most environmentally friendly alternatives for food packaging?

What are the safest and most environmentally friendly disposable food containers and products available?

How to pick safer disposable materials

Friday, February 26, 2021
How can anyone evaluate one-to-one replacements for disposable food service ware designed to be less harmful to health and the environment? It’s not easy. Orb Media has created a basic …
Sustainable Sustenance
(Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant impact on the environment.
The Mexican Avocado Industry's Commitment to Sustainability
(Family Features) The avocado industry in Mexico is committed to responsible farming and sustainable practices that protect and conserve both the land and environment, all while ensuring the quality of Mexican avocados.
Tree Talk: 4 tips for planting trees
(Family Features) Trees are virtually everywhere you turn. You can engage in the tree planting movement and make a difference by planting trees around your home and surrounding community with these tips.
5 Ideas for Investing in the World Around You
(Family Features) Each person's contributions to improve the earth can send a ripple effect that ultimately transforms communities. Consider these examples of actions you can take, some bigger than others, that benefit the larger community.
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Just how strange is MLS' weirdest rivalry? Behind the eyebrow-raising trend of the Portland-Seattle derby

Using data from FBref.com, Stacker investigates how a pair of MLS teams managed to win just once at home against one another over a span of 12 matches.

9 sports venues that are doubling down on on-site sports betting

What stadiums and arenas take bets? OLBG outlines retail sportsbooks at professional sports venues based on news reports and releases from the web.   

Busy this summer? 5 seasonal self-care tips to keep you healthy

(BPT) - As summer heats up with travel plans, social gatherings and lots of good food, it can be challenging to stick to a wellness routine. However, practicing self-care doesn’t have to be …

Essentials for summer travel

(BPT) - Vacation season is in full swing, with summer travel in 2022 likely to surpass that of 2021. This season, August and September are projected to be some of the most popular vacation months …

4 tips to protect your kids online as they head back to school

(BPT) - Back to school means new tech and gadgets, from tech devices and online learning platforms to online-only textbooks. With new digital learning devices and platforms comes the need for …

Managing the mental health impact of a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis

(BPT) - The stress of a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming for patients, families and caregivers. And while each person’s response to hearing the words “you have cancer” may …

Dueling Epidemics: One Man’s Story of Overcoming Pain and Addiction

(BPT) - A decade ago, life was good for Carion Young. He was playing competitive tennis, fixing cars and enjoying life. Carion was also living with Type 1 diabetes, and all this activity began taking …

Back-to-School Checklists Should Include COVID Vaccinations

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—The new school year is quickly approaching. In addition to buying pencils and notebooks and putting school clothes in …

Back-to-School Checklists Should Include COVID Vaccinations

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—The new school year is quickly approaching. In addition to buying pencils and notebooks and putting school clothes in …

Back-to-School Checklists Should Include COVID Vaccinations

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—The new school year is quickly approaching. In addition to buying pencils and notebooks and putting school clothes in …

Back-to-School Checklists Should Include COVID Vaccinations

by the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—The new school year is quickly approaching. In addition to buying pencils and notebooks and putting school clothes in …

Only 19 women have won the National Book Award for fiction—here's who they are

Using the National Book Foundation website, Stacker looked at the 19 women who have won the National Book Award for fiction and listed them starting with the most recent winner.