Food

Eat better, smarter. Grow cleaner, more sustainable food. Great bumper stickers, but how do you do it? PF members offer their solutions on how use science and good practice to feed ourselves more sustainably.

Truck driver Ben Wright was more than startled when a bald eagle struck his windshield with great force as he traveled along the interstate outside of Bear Lake, Idaho at 65 miles per hour. “I didn’t know what hit the windshield, all I knew was the... Read More
R. J. Kopchak was formerly the part owner of a fisherman’s co-op in Cordova, Alaska, which was experiencing great success in the late 1980s. Then, on March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground, and "the world changed."
energyNOW
Americans use 40 billion plastic utensils every year at cookouts, picnics, and around the home. Almost all of them are sent to landfills where they'll take thousands of years to decompose. Not bioplastics.
Planet Forward
It’s 5:00 am and I wake up to the sounds of rural Vietnam – the neighborhood roosters are having a crow-off, dogs and birds in the area are eagerly trying to participate, and my roommate the gecko calls out letting me know he was successful in... Read More
Why are we still burning firewood without any smog controls at all?
UCS
Turning your yard waste and food scraps into compost is not only efficient, it's also climate-friendly. The Union of Concerned Scientists visit Eden Place, an urban garden and environmental education center in Chicago, to observe composting in... Read More
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
What should we do with that old building? Turn it into a park! From the American Society of Landscape Architects sustainable landscapes series, this animation covers how to reuse construction material to minimize greenhouse gasses and other waste.... Read More
UCS
Smart gardening practices can reduce global warming emissions. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place in Chicago, an urban garden and environmental learning center, to see climate-friendly gardening in action.
The George Washington University
This WEBISODE focuses on Dom Bosco Catholic University’s biochemistry laboratory in Campo Grande, Brazil. Dom Bosco is experimenting with a plant called bocaiúva, a native palm which could yield a new source of renewable energy.
Local Union 831 Tradeshow Installations
My idea is actually very simple. To convert the human workout into electricity via the "green living" exercise center! No, not putting a generator on a stationary bike. By using a hydraulic resistance workout "system", I would like to create, store... Read More

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