EPA Focuses on Food Waste for 15th Annual America Recycles Day
On the 15th annual America Recycles Day, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) renewed its commitment to helping reduce wasted food by working with grocers, universities, stadiums and other venues through its Sustainable Materials Management… [more]
What is YOUR Green Wish™ for the Planet?
Can’t decide which environmental group should get your donation? Green Wish™ has done some of the work for you.
What do the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, the Coalition for Clean Air, the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and Roots &… [more]
Young Farmers: A Growing Trend?
When you think of farmers it’s mostly like the sun-weathered face, graying hair and work-roughened hands of someone who’s been toiling the fields for years. But, these days, you may see something different.
While the US Department of Agriculture… [more]
Underwater Farming: Aquaculture 101
Remember the movie The Perfect Storm (2000), probably the most well-known true-story movie about fishermen, starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, and Diane Lane? The audience is supportive of the protagonists in this film, who get caught in a life-threatening… [more]
The Compressed Air Car, More Than Just Hot Air
When we think of alternatives to the traditional fossil fuel run car, we now think of electric, hydrogen fuel cells, battery powered, solar powered and natural gas vehicles among several others. Now with new advancements, we have one more to add… [more]
Awakening to the Spread of Pesticide Drift
Nearly one billion pounds of pesticide are sprayed into fields and orchards around the country each year. Little do we know that the pesticide particles intended for crops don’t just stay in the area they are sprayed. Every time crop dusters spray… [more]
Organic, Fair Trade Cotton: Look Good, Save Lives, Save the Environment
Cotton has been cultivated for over 7,000 years and for good reason. It keeps us cool in the summer and warm in the winter, it is durable and it is easily died and woven. When compared with other processed fabrics, it is soft, pliable and natural.… [more]
More Anchovies Please
We’re always reminded that protein is a vital part of our diet, most of which come from animal sources such as meat and fish. However, we’re also warned to limit our intake of red meat since it also contains a high level of saturated fats, which… [more]
Sustainable Solutions to Urban Future
Imagine the sunrise in a garden city…eco homes, local plant, index greater than or equal to 0.7
Imagine an ecological valley meandering through time…
Imagine blue skies over the horizon… fresh clean air, above benchmark or major Chinese… [more]
Petroleum and Non-Toxic Alternatives
Crude oil and petroleum are used to power cars, automobiles, boats and the like. But did you know the substances are actually used in an unbelievably high amount of household products too? Petroleum is used in anything from pantyhose to cough syrup.… [more]
Save Water with Water Conservation
Water conservation is one of the hot topics today, for good reason. Many parts of the world–even Europe and North America–has faced drought conditions and even water rationing at some time during the past decade.
Water is the source of life… [more]
Global Justice and Fair Trade
Globalization. Advocates emphasize that it opens up the world market to producers everywhere. Activists shine a light on a facet of globalization that promotes the exploitation of the poor. Where can we find the middle ground?
Enter Fair trade.… [more]