Eating Local: Does It Matter?

A discerning locavore might have questions about their origins, but a new study suggests those concerns are somewhat misplaced. It is a veritable maxim of the modern environmental movement: To help heal the planet, eat local. If only it were that simple. A growing number of studies, including one recently published in the journal Environmental Science…

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Eating Local: Does It Matter?

A discerning locavore might have questions about their origins, but a new study suggests those concerns are somewhat misplaced. It is a veritable maxim of the modern environmental movement: To help heal the planet, eat local. If only it were that simple. A growing number of studies, including one recently published in the journal Environmental Science…

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New Research Shows Majority of Restaurateurs Have Recycling Programs, Consumers Prefer to Visit Restaurants That Recycle

CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —  Roughly two-thirds of the nation’s restaurateurs have recycling programs as part of their sustainability efforts, according to a new study conducted by the National Restaurant Association in partnership with Georgia-Pacific Professional.  The research, which will be released at the 2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, also shows that three out…

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Kraft Foods Announces Big Sustainability Goals for 2015

Kraft Foods, the packaged food and snack giant — which includes such household brand names as Oreos, Triscuits, Ritz, LU, Maxwell House, Kool-Aid, Chips Ahoy, Jell-O, Cadbury products, Oscar Meyer, Nabisco, & Kraft macaroni and cheese products – announced this month that they will be increasing sustainability goals for the 2010-2015 period. In addition to…

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