As you will learn in this week’s Food List, it’s important we search for plant-based compostable material that can degrade in our own backyards, and not pollute our soil and watersheds.
As Grist reports, while you’re probably eager to find alternatives to land-filling packaging, don’t be fooled by marketing schemes of “compostable” and “biodegradable.”
OSC² identifies packaging as the “Achilles heel” of our food system and gathers progressive business leaders to tackle the problem.
From the homefront, Susie Wyshak of FoodStarter shares with us her quest for sustainable packaging and some tips to keep in mind to lower our carbon footprint.
Civil Eats outlines the external costs of many typical packages and motivates us to demand better alternatives.
Chef Kelsie Kerr applies an alternative and thinks outside the box at her Standard Fare Kitchen and Pantry in the Bay Area. Alter Eco takes us on a journey in understanding what it means to be an eco-friendly food producer for flora, fauna, and fields. And In.gredients are pioneering the possible and pursuing zero waste as a food retailer in Austin.
Learn how you can lower your carbon footprint and practice reducing your waste with these three simple lifestyle tips.
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