Food industry moves to remedy expiration dating games

February 21, 2017 by  
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In a bid to reduce food waste, two major industry associations have released new guidance to clarify food expiration dates.

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Smaller Businesses Get Big Bottom-Line Benefits from Sustainability

September 30, 2011 by  
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A coalition of accounting groups have released a report that highlights how small and medium-sized businesses in the US, UK and Canada are profiting from their environmental initiatives.

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Why Fair Trade is Thriving, Even in Tough Times

September 30, 2011 by  
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Despite increasing clutter among green labels and products, and an ever-more-worrisome economy, sales of Fair Trade-certified products nearly doubled over last year. What does that say about green consumers?

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Study Estimates 8,000 Premature Deaths Per Year Caused by Unregulated Airplane Emissions

September 29, 2010 by  
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Image: ACS, Barrett et al. And That’s Just Cruise Emissions Researchers from MIT and the University of Cambridge in the UK have released a study that attributes about 8,000 premature deaths to emissions from airplanes at cruise altitudes.

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200K Acre Clear-Cutting Operation Uncovered in World’s Largest Tiger Reserve

September 29, 2010 by  
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Photo via Daily Times The world’s largest tiger reserve was recently put into place in the Kachin state in Burma, news which conservationists and champions of the fast-declining species cheered. But it looks like the cheering came too soon — reports have surfaced that a Burmese real estate corporation is continuing to clear-cut the forests throughout the reserve anyway. It plans on using the land for harvesting crops in a gi…

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New Drug Test May Save Endangered Vulture from Extinction

September 29, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Wikimedia Commons In 1985, the Indian white-backed vulture was described as one of “the most abundant large bird of prey in the world.” Since then, things have changed dramatically. Since the 1990s, the population has dropped by more than 97 percent and conservationists believe that the species is reaching the point of unavoidable extinction

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Obama: US on Target to Reduce Emissions by 17%

September 29, 2010 by  
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Well there’s an interesting statement. In Rolling Stone’s recently published and widely circulated interview with Barack Obama , the president explains his thoughts on climate change and current US energy policy

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Europe Could Double Its Emission Reductions For €2 a Day Per Person Cost

December 1, 2009 by  
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Here’s another report showing how comparatively little it could cost to take meaningful action on climate change: The Stockholm Environment Institute , in partnership with Friends of the Earth have released a new report showing that the European Union could double its current emission reduction pledge of 20% below 1990 levels by 2020 at a daily cost of about €2 ($3) per person:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Jeff Bezos Wants to Fly You to Space and 10 More Stories From Fast Company

December 1, 2009 by  
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Screenshot from Virgin Galatic .

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