Gina-Marie Cheeseman

Gina-Marie is a freelance writer and journalist armed with a degree in journalism, and a passion for social justice, including the environment and sustainability. She writes for various websites, and has made the 75+ Environmentalists to Follow list by

Seventh Generation Establishes An Internal Carbon Tax

“The carbon tax anchors our greenhouse gas reduction strategy in the heart of our business, activating our entire organization in support of our 2020 goal to obtain our energy from non-fossil fuel sources,” said CEO John Replogle in a statement.

Apple Is Serious About Protecting Forests

Why would the maker of the iPhone buy and protect forests? In the words of Lisa P. Jackson, the company’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, Apple believes that “paper, like energy, can be a renewable resource.”

Publix Commits To Cage-Free Eggs

America’s top 25 grocery chains have all made commitments to go cage-free. And the Publix announcement could be “a final nail in the coffin” for hen confinement, said the Humane Society of the United States.

Vermont GMO Labelling to Start Tomorrow

Vermont’s GMO-labeling law, the first passed in the nation, goes into effect on July 1. But not if two senators have their way.


Think You Know the Three Rs of Waste Management? Think Again!

The three Rs — reduce, reuse, recycle — probably ring a bell from your childhood. But most people don’t know these repeating consonants represent the waste management hierarchy. Think of it as a comprehensive way to deal with waste in a way that is better for the planet and the people who dwell on it.