Environment

If You’re Feeling Sad About The State Of The World, Listen To These Wise Words From Eisenstein…

‘The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible’ is a short film featuring Charles Eisenstein, author of Sacred Economics and The Ascent of Humanity. Produced by Sustainable Human and with stunning direction by Ian MacKenzie, it is an incredibly sad, yet hopeful, video. Filmed at dusk on a beautiful Scottish beach, Eisenstein is captured in a moment […]

Kill The K-Cup: Non-Recyclable Coffee Pods Are So Bad For The Planet, Even The Inventor Regrets Dreaming Them Up

Kill The K-Cup: Non-Recyclable Coffee Pods Are So Bad For The Planet, Even The Inventor Regrets Dreaming Them Up

In a recent interview with The Atlantic, the inventor of Keurig K-Cups admitted his single-serve coffee brewing pods have a disastrous effect on the environment. John Sylvan founded Keurig back in 1992, never imagining his non-reusable containers would become so popular that they account for the large majority of Green Mountain Coffee‘s $4.7bn in revenue each year. But fast forward a […]

Leading Paper And Office Company Promises To Get All Materials From Ethical Sources!

Leading Paper And Office Company Promises To Get All Materials From Ethical Sources!

This week, leading office supplies manufacturer 3M announced that they will be sourcing their materials from distributors that use ethical practices. In a press release, 3M said that they will only purchase their wood products and materials from sources who protect forests and respect human rights. “In addition to the environmental elements of today’s policy, it […]

Ten Foods You Can Eat After The Sell-By Date

Ten Foods You Can Eat After The Sell-By Date

Before the economic crisis, few people would have considered paying for produce well past its best-before date. But now, thanks to increased public awareness about environmental issues and food ethics (together with rising food prices and a general disillusionment with corporate power), all kinds of people are choosing to shop at stores where all the groceries on offer […]

Anti-GMO Protests Rock Poland As Farmers Demand Food Sovereignty Rights

Anti-GMO Protests Rock Poland As Farmers Demand Food Sovereignty Rights

Farmers in Poland have risen up against Big Ag and GMOs in one of the biggest demonstrations of its kind the country has ever seen. They are demanding: the right to sell their produce directly to the people, a total ban on GMO sales and production, the regulation of land-grabs by biotech corporations like Monsanto, […]