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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

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
Teach kids how to protect the Earth (Family Features) Teaching kids about the environment from a early age starts lifelong habits and …
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Energy-Saving Ideas
(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big …
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Sustainable Eating for a Better Earth
(Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant impact on the …
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Sustainable Sustenance
How to eat for a better Earth (Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant …
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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 …
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Other lifestyle stories
Evolving Approaches to Elective Surgery After COVID-19

(NewsUSA) - COVID-19 has changed the way Americans approach elective surgery, sometimes in unexpected ways. For example, a 16-year-old, dedicated sousaphone player, had two flat feet that made …

Take Care of Your Tools and Tackle Winter Weather

(NewsUSA) - Winter is coming. It may not seem that way on a nice autumn day, but some parts of the country are already starting to feel a chill in the air, and those who live in snowy areas are …

Cold weather eczema flareups? These top pediatrician tips provide relief for kids

(BPT) - With cooler weather here for many, it’s important to keep in mind that dropping temperatures and drier air can have an impact on your health, especially the health of your skin. People …

6 best ways to shop pre-Black Friday deals

(BPT) - For many, Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But the holiday shopping season seems to start earlier and earlier each year. Retailers are no longer waiting for …

Guests are back: How the restaurant industry has changed forever – and for good

(BPT) - In this new era of hospitality, technology is driving customer retention, automation and efficient food costing, which have all become key to profitability. The pandemic forced restaurants to …

As We Close Digital Divide, Mind the Cybersecurity Gap

(BPT) - When the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world as we know it, access to the internet became a necessity for work, school, health care and everyday life. According to a recent Pew Research …

BookTrib's Bites: Political Thriller, TrumpU, Sound Advice, Academic Debate

(NewsUSA) "Final Table" by Dan Schorr A political thriller about sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era, one victim's battle to survive and overcome trauma and the cable news machine …

BookTrib's Bites: Books for All Ages and Tastes

(NewsUSA) "The Sorting Room" by Michael Rose In Prohibition-era New York City, 10-year-old Eunice Ritter finds work in an industrial laundry sweat shop. When the diminutive girl …

3 helpful hints to enrich students’ virtual learning

(BPT) - While the majority of American students have returned to in-person learning, the shift to a more virtual way of life in schooling has changed for the foreseeable future with the increasing …

The most influential projects of 2021 couldn't happen without project managers

(BPT) - Despite numerous challenges, 2021 has emerged as a time of hope and advancement, proven by the many successful projects that will impact humanity for decades to come. These results are thanks …

5 simple ways to make a difference this holiday

(BPT) - There are 43.5 million moms in the U.S., many of whom are more focused than ever on doing good for their families as conscious consumerism continues to grow. In fact, 80% of moms think that …

Restoring normalcy after breast cancer

(BPT) - During the initial shock of a cancer diagnosis, patients are quickly overwhelmed by all the decisions that need to be made. Staying alive and getting the cancer out are top of mind with …