This company could set a new bar for transparency in food

October 7, 2016 by  
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The Real Co. is launching a new “Single Origin Verified” label to tell consumers exactly where their food comes from.

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A trip down the soft energy path

October 7, 2016 by  
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Lessons of the first 40 years of the “soft path” to U.S. energy policy as told by Amory B. Lovins, the climate scientist that coined the term.

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5 Tips To Cultivate Happy Gardening With Your Children

September 20, 2016 by  
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Getting children excited about gardening is one of the easiest ways to boost their connection to their food and to get kids to eat vegetables. And yet many children don’t know that grapes grow on vines and that carrots are the roots of a…

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Company Turns Expired Groceries into Sustainable Compost

November 12, 2012 by  
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It’s estimated that Americans throw away about 40 percent of their food. That totals around $165 million of tossed goods each year, which isn’t just a waste of money – it’s a waste of the energy used to create the food and to properly dispose of…

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UK Retailers Are Failing To Meet Their Food Waste Reduction Targets

February 1, 2012 by  
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All over the western world, food waste is a major concern . When so many are starving, sending thousands of tons of unwanted food to the landfills shouldn’t be an option. In the UK, British retailers have pledged to reduce the amount of food waste and reduce the nation’s carbon footprint. However, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) have announced in their annual report that retailers have not yet met  Phase 2 of the voluntary Courtauld Commitment , which aimed to see a reduction of product and packaging waste in the grocery supply chain by 5%. Instead, since 2010, they have only managed to reduce it by 0.4%. Read the rest of UK Retailers Are Failing To Meet Their Food Waste Reduction Targets Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: British Retail Consortium , British Retail Consortium BRC , British Retail Consortium food waste , British Retail Consortium food waste taken to landfills , British Retail Consortium food waste targets uk , British Retail Consortium guardian , British Retail Consortium uk stores food waste , food waste landfills , uk food waste targets , uk landfills food

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Philly Now Offers Curbside Carton Recycling

December 15, 2011 by  
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Philadelphia residents can now recycle their food and beverage cartons curbside, city officials announced on Tuesday. Beginning immediately, residents can recycle their mixed material cartons from juice, milk, soup and other liquids in their…

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An Edible Schoolyard in Durham: How Kids Grow (Video)

January 13, 2010 by  
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We’re big fans of edible schoolyards. From Alice Waters’ original edible schoolyard efforts in California to one school’s garden in the arid deserts of Arizona the concept is reconnecting kids with their food and each other

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