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Dr. Bronner’s Audacious Activism Is Refreshingly Authentic

Dr. Bronner’s, like its founder, Emanuel Bronner, is a story of a company’s great highs and the lowest of lows.
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Project Repat Reinvents Your Old Garments, Pays Fair Wages in US

We all have old, well loved garments that never get worn anymore. Project Repat now offers an option to reinvigorate them via custom…
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Probiotics Reign at Natural Products Expo West

For the natural foods connoisseur, the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim is a fascinating look at an industry that has soared from fringe…

Organic Equivalence Deal Affords International Markets for Organic Producers

A transatlantic organic equivalence arrangement has been negotiated between representatives from the US Department of Agriculture and EU Agriculture and Regional Development department,…
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Honest By: New Fashion Label with 100% Transparency Policy

New sustainable fashion brand Honest By launches with a 100 percent transparency policy that reveals the full picture of how its clothes are…
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Millets Need a Comeback for a More Sustainable Indian Diet

In India, millets have formed the core of the everyday diet for millenia. However after the Green Revolution, subsidies for wheat and rice,…
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Clif Bar Family Foundation Announces Grant for Organic Plant Breeding

The Clif Bar Company has always integrated CSR into its business model. The company only consists of 250 people, but it operates on a much…
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Can Corporate Sponsorship Make Organics Affordable to All?

For the most part, organic food is expensive. The main criticism of organic is that it’s an elitist movement and leaves poor people…
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Source4Style Makes Sustainable Materials Sourcing Fashionable

Source4Style is using the Internet to facilitate commerce between two groups that are disconnected in the global marketplace – the leading sustainable suppliers…

China’s Organic Food Market Grows Even as Consumer Confidence Wanes

I’m always happy to read about eco-news and especially around the holidays, good news just seems to sound better. You would hardly think to…
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The Organic 1%: Sustainable Farming in a Broken System

Local, sustainable food has become a regular part of our everyday culture as demonstrated through the growing popularity of school gardens, Community Supported…
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Levi’s to Reduce its Water Footprint With Better Cotton Initiative

Jeans from Levi Strauss & Co. just got greener. The company has had its eye on the CSR ball for several years and, having…
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Barilla and The National Journal Host the “Healthy Food, Healthy Planet” Summit

The Healthy Food, Healthy Planet summit, hosted by The National Journal and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, brought together speakers and…
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The Advantage of Organic Biofuel Production

Early so-called 1st generation biofuels are made by fermenting food products (e.g. grains, seeds, sugars) into short-chain alcohols (e.g. ethanol, butanol) or transesterifying…

An EPiC Green Food Processing Incubator Opens In Oregon

With the clearly entrenched trend of green, organic, locally sourced food making inroads even in the largest of chain stores, the impact is…