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And the Winner of Best Sustainable Food and Farming Short Film Is …

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Sustainable Food Last year, we covered Real Food Media′s inaugural film contest, and now the winners of this year’s competition were announced. The contest is the food movement’s first and only competition for short films about sustainable food and farming. Winners were narrowed down to 10 from among 175 submissions and a panel of judges voted for the best films out of those 10. The ... Read More »

Is ‘Sustainable Beef’ an Oxymoron?

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Sustainable Beef In the face sagging beef sales, a slew of U.S. beef industry stakeholders have formed the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) to figure out how to source beef that’s, well, more “sustainable.” And although the USRSB’s intentions might be good, Americans can’t have their steak and eat it, too. That’s because the vast amount of resources it takes to produce enough beef for ... Read More »

Will Hawaii Be the First State to Go 100% Renewable Energy?

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Renewable Energy There’s plenty of wind on Maui, where these turbines are providing power to the state which plans to go all-renewable by 2040. Islands are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, especially rising sea levels. So maybe it’s no surprise that Hawaii is considering legislation that would make it the first state in the U.S. to be ... Read More »

5 Ways Vertical Farms Are Changing the Way We Grow Food

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Vertical Farms The Vertical Harvest farm is a three-story hydroponic greenhouse on a 30 foot by 150 foot plot of land in Jackson, Wyoming. The company is capable of producing more than 37,000 pounds of greens, 4,400 pounds of herbs and 44,000 pounds of tomatoes. No soil? No problem. From Japan to Jackson, Wyoming, plucking fresh lettuce is as easy as looking up. Vertical ... Read More »

Beer You Should Drink If You Care About the Climate


Beer It’s good to know that conscientious breweries are taking action for the planet. Two dozen breweries announced that they’ve signed the Climate Declaration, “a business call to action that urges policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of tackling climate change.” The 24 signatories come from all across the U.S. (plus Ireland) and range from microbreweries to major international brands. The Climate Declaration, which ... Read More »

North West Waste Consultants Ltd. (Recycling)


Recycling would like to welcome North West Waste Consultants Ltd. to our Family of Green, Environmental friendly Companies and Services around the World. North West Waste Consultants was set up in 2009 by Warren Aspinall, with the view to help local and national companies reduce their landfill and general waste costs, ensuring higher rebates are paid for recyclables and ... Read More »

5 Environmental Documentaries Worth the Watch

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Environmental Documentaries Although the effects of climate change and various other environmental issues have so obviously been looming over us for years, many still do not understand the very real and harmful implications of it. To combat this, a proliferation of documentaries have been made in recent years to showcase these consequences. With visual evidence, perhaps we will be able to take this threat a ... Read More »

U.S. Solar Energy Industry Achieves Record-Shattering Year

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Solar Simply put, when looking at America’s energy future, solar can be a real game changer, providing more and more homes, businesses, schools and government entities across the U.S. with clean, reliable and affordable electricity, while also helping states to meet proposed new obligations under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Today’s new economy is driven by industries that ... Read More »

Walmart Sustainability Index

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Walmart Sustainability Developing a sustainable standard for products The Sustainability Index is central to our ability to deliver sustainable products for our customers. Launched in 2009 in collaboration with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), the Index helps retailers and their suppliers: Improve the sustainability of the products customers love Integrate sustainability into the business of buying and selling merchandise Reduce cost, improve product quality ... Read More »

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