Mountain Rose Herbs has achieved a Zero Waste Facility Certification from Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). It is the first Oregon-based company to received certification, scoring Platinum status, the highest […]
California is in its sixth year of drought, and a swath of the state is in the worst category, “exceptional.” One of its reservoirs, Lake ...
Hospitals rely on a vast amount of plastic–from irrigation bottles to pitchers. What happens to that plastic when it’s reached the end of its ...
Textile waste is a huge problem. In just the U.S. alone, 25 million pounds of textiles are created every year. That is about 82 pounds per person. Only 15 percent [...]
The clothing industry has a big environmental impact, so using more sustainable materials is one way to lessen its impact. Plastic bottles that aren’t recycled are a big environmental problem. [...]
At a time when water conservation is high profile because of California’s nearly five-year drought, a company that provides more efficient irrigation systems for farmers is important. Hortau provides such [...]
Despite the El Nino weather pattern that is bringing much needed rain to California, experts say it will likely not be enough to lift the state out of drought. So, [...]
There is cruelty built into the American egg production system. Most egg-laying hens in the U.S. are confined in small cages measuring about 67 inches. Called battery cages, they are [...]
When talking to Jamila Smith, the young entrepreneur who created the eco-friendly streetwear line, Be Th3 Change, an old saying comes to mind. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, [...]
For many people who strive to live healthier lives, the message is clear: make sure you get enough Omega fatty acids in your diet. Many people like the convenience of [...]