The overlooked role of food banks in slashing emissions

March 29, 2019 by  
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Food banks are helping to tackle hunger and prevent emissions equivalent to the annual carbon output of 2.2 million cars, a new report says.

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Earth911 Podcast, Aug. 31, 2018: Sustainability In Your Ear — Community Gardening’s Annual Meetup

August 31, 2018 by  
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Bill Maynard, a leader in the American Community Gardening Association … The post Earth911 Podcast, Aug. 31, 2018: Sustainability In Your Ear — Community Gardening’s Annual Meetup appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Alaska is so warm that they are trucking in snow for the Iditarod

March 4, 2016 by  
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Thanks to unseasonably warm temperatures, the 1,000 mile long Anchorage, Alaska trail where the annual Iditarod dog sled race is held may have a rocky start – literally. This Saturday’s ceremonial start will likely be cut short and officials are looking into trucking in a thousand loads of snow to cover the first eleven miles, which lack enough snow to sled over. Read the rest of Alaska is so warm that they are trucking in snow for the Iditarod

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Episode 18: Ellen MacArthur, James Hansen, Paul Hawken at GreenBiz 16

February 26, 2016 by  
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This week’s GreenBiz 350 podcast comes live from the Phoenix site of our annual gathering of sustainability chiefs from some of the world’s biggest companies.

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A way out of food waste: Upcycle food to hunger relief

November 17, 2015 by  
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Food waste is often mentioned in the news lately. Forty percent of food in America goes to waste and the annual estimated retail value of wasted food in the United States is more than $165 billion. Food is also the largest component of waste in our landfills. As food rots, it emits methane, a gas 20 times more harmful than CO2.But there’s good news: most food waste is preventable.

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Actors Honored for Work on Environmental Causes

December 5, 2013 by  
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The 23rd Annual Environmental Media Association Awards honored Matt Damon, among other eco-conscious celebs.

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Study: Boomers Say They’re More Likely to Recycle Than Millennials

May 23, 2013 by  
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Baby boomers are significantly more likely to say they recycle than millennials, according to a new study. Marketing firm DDB Worldwide surveyed more than 6,000 American consumers in January as part of their annual Life Style Study. The 600-plus…

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US Passive House Conference Showcases Loads Of Green Building Goodies

October 19, 2012 by  
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Why companies need composting to meet zero waste goals

May 9, 2012 by  
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Organic waste makes up approximately 30 percent of the annual U.S. waste, so cutting it is key to meeting waste-diversion or zero-landfill goals. Here's what you need to know to succeed.

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Unilever Climbs to No. 1 in Climate Counts Ratings

December 7, 2011 by  
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Unilever unseats Nike in the annual Climate Counts assessment of major brands and their work toward corporate climate responsibility.

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