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This Small Town Refused to Settle for Wal-Mart When Its Last Local Grocery Store Closed
Society & Culture  (tags: groceries, food, stores, communities, shopping )

Freya
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
After 10 years without an independent grocery store, the residents of Iola, Kansas, found a way to bring one back.
The Dark Side of Christmas: The Impact on Sweatshops
Business  (tags: holidays, Christmas, shopping, gifts, presents, sweatshops, injustice )

Freya
- 34 days ago - truth-out.org
Television screens are filled with Christmas advertising, propagating the apparent need to buy something, and above all electronics, apparel, toys - the most popular Christmas gifts. The festive countdown is well underway.
In Huge Win for Oceans and Wildlife, California Phases Out Plastic Bags
Green Lifestyle  (tags: oceans, politics, protection, recycling, environment, eco-friendly, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, shopping, protection, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 58 days ago - alternet.org
Most stores in the state have moved quickly to phase out single-use plastic bags, and accelerate promotion of reusable bags. In just two weeks, an estimated 250 million single use plastic bags have already been eliminated.
PETITION Urge Your Governor to Support a Plastic Bag Ban in Your State
Green Lifestyle  (tags: shopping, plastic bag ban, governor, Sustainabililty, pollution )

Karina
- 66 days ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Plastic bag waste is no joke. You can help save animals and beautify your community by reducing a major source of garbage. Urge your governor to support a statewide ban on the use of single-use plastic bags.
Millennials Are Driving Organic Food to New Heights
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenproducts, greenliving, green, shopping, energy, organic, food, sustainable, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 67 days ago - ecosalon.com
The survey of 1,800 households across the nation found that more than half of parents who are buying organic food regularly are between the ages of 18 and 34, as compared to a little more than a third of Gen-Xers and 14 percent of Baby Boomers.
NO To Styrofoam! YES To Eco-Friendly Alternatives! *** Please Sign ***
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenproducts, health, humans, shopping, society, Sustainabililty, technology, world )

Frans
- 115 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Polystyrene is a plastic manufactured from non-renewable fossil fuels and synthetic chemicals. One if its forms, expanded polystyrene foam (EPS), better known to the public as Styrofoam, is used in cups, plates, take-out food containers ...
President Obama: Veto the Dark Act (S.764)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, food, greenliving, GMO labeling, health, shopping, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 196 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
ALL Americans should know what they're buying, not just the privileged. Only 21% of Americans surveyed have scanned QR codes; QR code software must be downloaded. Just 27% of seniors & 50% of low income Americans own smartphones. 42% of Blacks...
Zero-Waste Markets Hit the U.S.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: shopping, Sustainabililty, green, zero waste markets, greenproducts, food, eco-friendly, greenliving, sustainable )

Cal
- 201 days ago - ecowatch.com
Zero-waste markets are coming to the U.S. While very popular in Europe, this trend in grocery shopping isnâEUR(TM)t as well known in North America.
General Mills to Start Using GMO Labeling Nationwide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, food, GMO labeling, health, interesting, protection, shopping )

Kathy
- 310 days ago - m.startribune.com
General Mills will begin voluntarily labeling products nationwide that contain genetically modified ingredients after the failure of Congress to reach a national labeling law, a "watershed" development, according to one consumer group.
GMO Labeling Won't Increase Food Prices
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, GMO labeling, health, interesting, shopping )

Kathy
- 328 days ago - ewg.org
This claim - based on a widely discredited "study" - is so bogus that the Washington Post's Fact Checker gave it three Pinocchios.
Can Big Food Win Friends By Revealing Its Secrets?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, health, humans, interesting, shopping, society, technology, world )

Kathy
- 394 days ago - kplu.org
The special holiday version of Hershey's Kisses, on sale nationwide, is an icon of the food industry's past, and perhaps also a harbinger of its future. Back when Milton Hershey started making this product, more than a century ago, it was a simpler...
Tell the 2016 Presidential Candidates To Fix Our Food System!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 403 days ago - plateoftheunion.com
This week, presidential candidates will be on live TV debating the country's most pressing questions. It's time to demand an answer to a question that affects every American family: What will you do to fix our broken food system?
New Poll: Nearly Nine in 10 Americans Want Labels on GMO Food Strong Support for Labels Crosses Party Lines
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, family, health, humans, protection, shopping )

Kathy
- 415 days ago - cornucopia.org
By an overwhelming margin, American voters say consumers should have the right to know if their food is genetically modified, with 89 percent in support of mandatory GMO labeling, according to a new national poll. Nearly the same number of consumers would
 

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