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58 Organizations Fighting Food Loss and Waste
Green Lifestyle  (tags: fighting food waste,, 58 food recovery organizations, environment, recycling )

- 111 days ago -
While food waste presents obvious moral and economic dilemmas, it also creates environmental problems. As food decomposes in landfills it releases methane, a greenhouse gas that is 27 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
Fight Food Waste, Standardize Date Labels ACTION US
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food waste, date labels, greenhouse gas emissions, environment, conservation )

- 143 days ago -
It's estimated that creating a standard, meaningful system for expiration dates could divert nearly 400,000 tons of food from landfills each year and save more than 1.5 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions and 192 billion gallons of water.
What Happens After the Bin?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling plastic, greenliving, environment, recycling, sustainable )

- 291 days ago -
Our waste will be recycled, and weâEUR(TM)ve done our part. But, as we are about to learn, this isnâEUR(TM)t always true. All plastic is not created equal.
If I Were the Blue Collar Prince of America
Green Lifestyle  (tags: americans, media, politics, socialsecurity, energy, Sustainabililty, world, humanrights, politics, society, society, Sustainabililty, technology, sustainable, environment )

- 371 days ago -
Ideas I have for helping to empower local communities to be able to take care of themselves, while thinking for themselves. Call it what you will but when done will give power back to the people.
Sign on as a Citizen Supporter of Our Farm to School Act ACTION US
Green Lifestyle  (tags: The National Sustainable Agriculture Coa, The National Farm to School Network, Child Nutrition Act 2015, sustainable, health, children )

- 390 days ago -
The bill is a win-win-win for farmers, students, and communities âEUR" it increases childrenâEUR(TM)s access to fresh foods, supports family farmers, and helps to build strong local food economies.
19 Organic Food Organizations and Businesses Working to Protect Consumers and the Global Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, environment, organic, food orgs, sustainable, ecosystems )

- 406 days ago -
Many entrepreneurs, farmers, researchers, and agricultural scientists are working around the globe to protect the integrity of organic labels and ensure continued growth within the sector.
Love Song To The Earth
Green Lifestyle  (tags: wildlife, environment, ecosystems, earth, music, lovesong, artists, protection )

- 417 days ago -
Love Song to the Earth brings together some of the biggest names in music -- including Sir Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Fergie, Colbie Caillat and Natasha Bedingfield -- to record a song dedicated to keeping the Earth safe.
Should Food Labelling Show Water Footprint?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water footprint, humans, animals, food labelling, water, agriculture, meat production )

- 443 days ago -
"The majority of water consumption is by agricultural industries and in particular things like rice and also meat production," he said. "I think perhaps if consumers knew the quantities of water embedded in those products they might question or they...
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Save The Bees, Greenpeace, UK, Environment Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, Neonicotinoids, reverse decision, protection )

- 445 days ago -
Environment Secretary Truss went against growing scientific evidence, accepted a request made by UK farmers to use the bee-harming pesticide again this autumn. Join the call asking Truss to reverse her dangerous decision to allow bee-harming neonicotinoid
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