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

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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
(Family Features) Teaching kids about the environment from an early age starts lifelong habits and creates awareness about the … Read More
Energy-Saving Ideas
(Family Features) Energy-efficient appliances are a good starting point as you work to reduce your home's overall energy usage. … Read More
Sustainable Eating for a Better Earth
(Family Features) Taking a more sustainable approach to sustaining your body can help protect the Earth and its climate. Read More
Sustainable Sustenance
(Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant impact on the … Read More
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 … Read More
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Want to save water? These 10 small steps can have a big impact

(BPT) - Did you know it takes an estimated 97 gallons of water to create your pumpkin spice latte? What about the 4,700 gallons that go into making your family’s 16-pound holiday turkey?This …

Chronic liver disease is on the rise: Here’s what you should know

(BPT) - An estimated 4.5 million people in the U.S. have chronic liver disease (CLD). More people aged 25-54 die from this disease and cirrhosis of the liver than from diabetes or stroke. And …

Why sleep experts recommend eliminating daylight saving time

(BPT) - Nov. 7 is approaching, and with it the end of daylight saving time, when those in most of the U.S. will “fall back” to standard time by setting clocks back one hour. If the …

5 consejos de seguridad contra incendios que debe saber antes de encender fogatas o usar contenedores de gasolina u otros combustibles líquidos

(BPT) - El clima está fresco y tranquilo, ideal para reunirse alrededor de una fogata y disfrutar con familiares y amigos. Sin embargo, una velada maravillosa puede convertirse …

6 holiday gift ideas to help reduce screen time for kids

(BPT) - Watching TV, playing video games, tapping from app to app — the pull of screen time can be irresistible for kids and creates an ongoing dilemma for many parents. While technology is a …

Talk To Your Kids About The Dangers Of Flavored Tobacco

(NAPSI)—After a year and a half of remote learning and social distancing, kids are back to socializing after school and between classes. A return to school also means kids are once again exposed to …

School Days Mean Back To Mouthguards For Student Athletes

(NAPSI)—Up to 60 percent of student athletes will experience a sports-related dental injury and some 30 percent of all sports injuries are related to the mouth and teeth, making mouthguards an …

Talk Hernia To Me: Advice For Effective Consultations With Your Doctor

(NAPSI)—An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. have a hernia, yet many struggle to effectively talk with their doctor about symptoms and potential treatment options—but that can be …

The new normal prioritizes routine breast screening

(BPT) - In the early days of COVID-19 when recommendations to remain at home were rampant, routine health screenings were relegated to the long list of "non-essential" activities. In retrospect, …

What Women Should Know Before Starting Their Own Business

(NewsUSA) - The number of women starting their own businesses continues to rise. According to data from American Express, women create more than 1,800 new businesses in the United States each day. As …

Flu season is here: What you need to know

(BPT) - After more than 18 months of taking precautions to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the world is slowly reopening — families and friends are reuniting, workers are heading back into …

Three Ways to Travel Smarter This Holiday Season

(BPT) - For many of us, this holiday season means celebrating with family and friends and making new, lasting memories. Some of us might even be planning to travel to be with family and friends …