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Recycled Bottle Greenhouse Offers Students More Than Place to Grow
Green Lifestyle  (tags: upcycling, recycling, green, greenliving, plastic )

- 41 days ago -
Youngtown Primary School in Launceston has an impressive greenhouse created from about 6,000 plastic bottles and it goes beyond simply changing the growing conditions.
The Incredible Coincidence of a Poisonous Tree Growing Next to Its Antidote
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Mexico, Central America, chaka, Gumbo-Limbo tree, Bursera simaruba, black-sap poisonwood, metopium brownei, chechém )

- 78 days ago -
There are at least 11 species of plants and trees in Central America which are considered poisonous to the touch. There is only one, though, where the poison and the antidote grow side by side.
Fungal Disease Could Wipe Bananas Out in 5 to 10 Years
Green Lifestyle  (tags: banana, cavendish banana, fungus, disappear )

- 69 days ago -
The reality is that bananas are in trouble a lot more than most of us realise. The Cavendish banana plants all originated from one plant and so as clones, they all have the same genotype and that is a recipe for disaster.
Pass the Food Recovery Act to Fight Food Waste and Hunger! - Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Food Recovery Act, food waste, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, petition )

- 75 days ago -
Despite living in the richest country in the world, 48 million Americans still donâEUR(TM)t know where their next meal will come from. Instead of sending so much food to the landfill, we could be redistributing it to help those food insecure Americans.
Tell Your Legislator: Label Genetically Modified Food! PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GMO LABELLING, environment, food, protection, health, greenproducts )

- 88 days ago -
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are an increasingly dominant component of our food supply. Most New Yorkers are unaware of what is really in the products we eat every day or the risks these foods present to public health and the environment.
Let's End Waste From Coffee Cups ACT NOW!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenproducts, recycling, environment, eco-friendly, protection, sustainable, ecosystems )

- 87 days ago -
he big coffee chains make billions of pounds in profit. Meanwhile, many of them have given us the impression their cups are recycled.
Most 'Organic' Eggs You Buy Are Far From Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Big Ag, business, greenproducts, organic, food )

- 86 days ago -
With Big Ag dominating the organic egg industry, consumers and chickens all lose out.
Tell Dunkin' to Support Coffee Farmers SIGN PLEASE!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fair trade coffee, dunkindonuts, eco-friendly, green, environment, Sustainabililty, organic, protection, sustainable )

- 96 days ago -
DunkinâEUR(TM) has told the farmers it is ending its purchase of Fair Trade coffee. That puts farmers at big risk
Vegan Leather Made From Pineapples Is Cruelty-Free and Biodegradable
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, clothing, design, goodnews, greenproducts, interesting, recycling )

- 238 days ago -
Pinatex has found a way of using tropical fruit waste to create fashionable, durable, and even biodegradable faux-leather products.
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