environment

meat

Britain Must ‘Seriously Consider’ a Meat Tax, Says MP

Green MP Caroline Lucas made the controversial proposal at the Oxford Farming Conference today.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.4.19
environment

Depressing New Study Shows Christmas Chocolate Boxes Are More Wrapping Than Chocolate

Consumer charity Which? finds that in the UK’s best-selling boxes, packaging often makes up almost half of the product’s total weight.
Phoebe Hurst
12.12.18
food waste

This Catering Company Turns Landfill Food into Office Lunches

Open Kitchen in Manchester salvages its ingredients from what other companies deem to be waste food.
Kamila Rymajdo
9.20.18
straws

What the Plastic Straw Controversy Means for Bars

The seemingly innocuous plastic straw has found itself at the centre of a greater cultural war
Al Sotack
9.13.18
environment

'Plastic-Free' Might Be the Ultimate Form of Clean Eating

Is plastic food packaging the next thing millennials are going to kill?
Phoebe Hurst
8.30.18
Booze

This Bartender's Futuristic Drinks Raise Awareness About Endangered Animals

Using centrifuges and specially designed molecular gastronomy equipment, a Boston bartender is putting disappearing species' causes on the menu.
Luke O'Neil
7.31.18
environment

Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
food waste

Sainsbury’s Abandons £10 Million Food Waste Project

The supermarket's £10 million scheme resulted in only a 9 percent drop in food waste—way off its 50 percent target.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.8.18
Fukushima

Hong Kong Still Won't Lift Ban on Food from Fukushima

Seven years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is struggling to convince the world that its fish and produce is safe to eat.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18
environment

Vegans Upset with Gelatine-Based Label Designed to Reduce Food Waste

“This makes as much sense as Sellotaping a piece of raw meat to the top of the package."
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.20.18
environment

UK Government to Combat Plastic Waste with New Free Water Refill Locations

Save! The! Turtles!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.25.18
meat

A New Study Suggests a Meat Tax Is Coming for Your Bacon

It could save “more than $1 trillion in health and environmental costs by 2050.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
12.12.17
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