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

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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 …
Environmental Education
(Family Features) Teaching kids about the environment from an early age starts lifelong habits and creates awareness about the way humans affect the Earth. Connecting those lessons to school is an easy way to reinforce how the whole family can make everyday changes that make a difference.
Energy-Saving Ideas
(Family Features) Energy-efficient appliances are a good starting point as you work to reduce your home's overall energy usage. Depending on local tax laws, you may also qualify for tax incentives for these purchases.
Sustainable Eating for a Better Earth
(Family Features) Taking a more sustainable approach to sustaining your body can help protect the Earth and its climate.
Sustainable Sustenance
(Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant impact on the environment.
Want to go green? These 3 energy choices have big impact
(BPT) - This Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating climate action, partnering with companies and organizations that are leading the way to a clean energy future and a …
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You’re not alone in this fight: 5 tips for Black women facing triple-negative breast cancer

(BPT) - Advocating for yourself is one of the most important things you can do when facing a breast cancer diagnosis — but you don’t have to do it alone. You might not be aware that Black …

How one hospital is overcoming disparities in pancreatic cancer care

(BPT) - According to the American Cancer Society, about 48,220 people in the U.S. will die of pancreatic cancer this year, and …

4 Questions About the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period You Need Answered Right Now

(BPT) - One of the most important times for healthcare coverage — and most dreaded — is upon us: the Medicare Annual Enrollment period. It started Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. A …

How farmers can plan to increase income potential

(BPT) - Post-harvest gives farmers a chance to finally sit down and take a break after a busy season. It gives them the time to track their inputs, meet with their trusted advisers, evaluate the …

4 ways to achieve small wins toward your nutrition goals

(BPT) - Face it, the past year has been tough. It’s been all too easy to lose track of your wellness goals, especially around nutrition. The good news is, you can get back on track by working …

Presenting: America's Top 10 Shelter Dog Makeovers of 2021

(BPT) - Millions of dogs enter shelters each year. And while rescue organizations work tirelessly, the sad truth is that fewer than half of these dogs are getting the grooming they need due to a lack …

Pregúntele a un dietista: ¿Debo usar sustitutos del azúcar?

(BPT) - Los estadounidenses están comiendo y bebiendo demasiado azúcar añadido, lo que puede contribuir al surgimiento de una amplia gama de enfermedades crónicas como …

Flu shot recommended for people 65 and older

(BPT) - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends people 65 years and older get their flu shot this year, in addition to their currently …

A medida que se cierra la brecha digital, tenga en cuenta la seguridad cibernética

(BPT) - Cuando la pandemia de la COVID-19 cambió el mundo tal como lo conocíamos, el acceso a internet se convirtió en una necesidad para el trabajo, la escuela, la …

Buyer beware: 4 tips for buying new products from online marketplaces

(BPT) - During the holiday season, shoppers everywhere are hunting for great bargains and unique items online. Today’s online marketplaces — where anyone can buy or sell new items — …

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Little Ones

(BPT) - Spooky season is here and it’s time for parents to pick the cutest costume for their little ones.Carter’s, the most trusted brand in baby and children's apparel, has Halloween …

5 ways to enjoy the holidays without breaking your budget

(BPT) - A new survey reveals that Americans say the holidays will give them something positive to look forward to, after many people had to curtail last year’s holiday celebrations due to the …