Greenwashing can be as subtle as a misleading packaging choice all the way to fossil fuel companies touting themselves as being eco-champions. Either way, greenwashing is a harmful and deceitful way of advertising that a company is more sustainable than it actually is. Companies that make false claims should be held accountable. Here are 10 companies that have been caught greenwashing in various ways.Continue reading “Greenwashing Companies & Corporations”
The world’s forests, which now occupy 30% of the earth’s land surface, are an extremely significant resource, storing vast amounts of carbon, aiding in the purification of water and air, preserving natural biodiversity, and providing livelihoods for millions of people. Despite their critical importance, forests are under attack on a global scale, with the equivalent of 30 soccer fields disappearing every minute.Continue reading “The Value of Forestry [Infographic]”
With warm weather, some of us start dreaming of summer picnics and parties. But not all of the foods we typically associate with summer are good for us. Below, you’ll find the summer foods to avoid — and the ones to embrace for health and happiness.Continue reading “The Best and Worst Summer Foods [Visual]”
Wondering how to make use of all those leftover pistachio shells?
To start, if you are not eating pistachios, you’re missing out on so many benefits. Did you know they are known as “happy nuts”? They help control diabetes, manage weight and stress, have a healthy heart, absorb iron, eliminate skin dryness and aid digestion.
Once you eat a little bunch a day, clean the shells and start crafting. Here are just some ideas of what you can make:Continue reading “12 Ideas to Upcycle Pistachio shells”
Who among us hasn’t had a bunch of bananas go from perfectly ripe to practically rotten overnight? And when it comes to avocados, well, sometimes it seems like you could blink and miss that magical moment between not-quite-ripe and brown mush. With rotten produce in hand, we feel bad about all the nutrition we’ve missed out on, and we’re essentially tossing money straight into the compost pile.
Certain kitchen staples are just notorious for spoiling quickly, but with a few tricks, you can keep many of them around for a few days longer.Continue reading “Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual]”