Category: News

How to Reduce Plastic Packaging in Your Amazon Orders (And Grocery Delivery)

Yes, ordering from Amazon is convenient. But within that convenience lies a significant cost to the planet: excess plastic waste. From products that are individually wrapped in plastic to the air bubble cushion packs and air bubble envelopes, Amazon orders often contain an exorbitant amount of single-use plastic. And it’s no wonder—plastic is extremely cheap…

Panera Bread Drops Plant-Based Milk Surcharge…Will Starbucks Be Next?

The decline of the widespread (and widely hated) upcharge for plant-based milk options at food and beverage establishments around the world has finally begun! Casual bakery-cafe chain Panera Bread has announced that it will drop its surcharge for substituting dairy milk with more sustainable, ethical, and healthier plant-based milk options.  This practice is common to…

Move Over Fish Oil—There’s A New Vegan DHA In Town!

You know that recommendation from the American Heart Association to eat two servings of fatty fish per week? That’s because of the type of fat that fish have in their bodies. Salmon, herring and sardines contain DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 essential fatty acid. But guess what? The fish actually get their DHA from algae.…