USDA Backtracks on Meatless Monday after Angering Cattle Industry

July 28, 2012 by  
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In one of the most disappointing news items of the week, the US Department of Agriculture retracted its support of Meatless Monday after prompting outrage from the cattle industry. On July 23, the USDA sent out their USDA Greening Update newsletter, which encouraged USDA employees to participate in Meatless Monday, noting, “One simple way to reduce your environmental impact while dining at our cafeterias is to participate in the ‘Meatless Monday’ initiative.” It didn’t take long for the cattle industry to respond, prompting the USDA to issue a retraction. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: beef industry , butchering , cattle industry , Meatless Monday , ranchers , Raw beef , raw meat , steak , usda , vegetarian , vegetarianism

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Food Provider Sodexo Starts Meatless Mondays Nationwide

January 25, 2011 by  
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If every American committed to a vegetarian diet just one day a week, we could save 1 ton of water and 12 billion gallons of gasoline. While we may never reach those numbers, the institutional food provider Sodexo just gave them a big boost by joining the Meatless Monday campaign. The company serves nearly 10 million people every day in hospitals, universities, and corporate cafeterias around the country

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Gensler’s Green SFO Terminal Renovation to be Completed this April

January 25, 2011 by  
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Read the rest of Gensler’s Green SFO Terminal Renovation to be Completed this April http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , airport , art museum , Daylighting , displacement ventilation , eco airport , eco design , Gensler , green airport , green architecture , Green Building , green design , green materials , green renovation , Recycled Materials , San Francisco , san francisco airport , SFO , sustaianble architecture , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , turner construction , zero waste

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Lance Armstrong Livestrong Foundation Finds A Home In An Old Paper Warehouse

January 25, 2011 by  
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Fish Free Fridays Add New Option to Greening Meal Plans

November 17, 2010 by  
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Images via Plastiki We’ve heard of Meatless Monday . We’ve heard of Weekday Vegetarian .

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Alaskan Hunters Want To Keep Delta Junction Bison Ranging Free

July 31, 2010 by  
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Bison harvested from the Delta Junction Alaska herd, a controlled hunt. Image credit: OutdoorsDirectory.com I love the American Bison.

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Michigan Oil Spill Company Also Building Largest Solar Plant in North America

July 31, 2010 by  
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Credit: First Solar . Enbridge, the Canadian company behind the recent oil spill in Michigan’s Calhoun County near Marshall, just happens to also be behind construction of the largest photovoltaic solar energy facility in North America.

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New Vertical Garden Comes to Spain’s San Vicente (PHOTOS)

July 31, 2010 by  
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Image Credit: All photos courtesty of Urbanbolisimo It looks like as a green destination, Spain is pulling ahead. The European country has emerged as a solar energy leader and its wind power industry is growing by leaps and bounds . So when Spanish design blog Urbanbolisimo reported that San Vicente de Raspeig, in eas…

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A Buyer’s Guide to GHG Accounting Tools

May 20, 2010 by  
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The market for tools measuring corporate greenhouse gas emissions has nearly doubled since 2008 as an increasing number of customers, investors, and regulators pressure companies to report on their climate impacts. This guide will help you examine the tools on the market and choose the solution that works best for your company’s needs.

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Pork’s Best Friend Hops on Meatless Monday Bandwagon

May 19, 2010 by  
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Mario Batali, the renowned chef and even more renowned fan of meat — particularly pig — has done the unthinkable: He’s joining the Meatless Monday movement.

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