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Chicago Company Uses Fungi From Yellowstone National Park to Grow Vegan Protein Products

This Chicago-based company, Nature’s Fynd, is using fungi from Yellowstone National Park to grow vegan protein products. Source: CBS Chicago/Youtube Nature’s Fynd makes their revolutionary protein product from the fungi called Fy. They use their Fy Protein to make Meatless Breakfast Patties and Dairy-Free Cream Cheese that are available in select grocery stores. To produce […]

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Can You Eat Meat and Be Eco-Friendly?

It’s not often you find someone who flat out says they don’t care about the environment. At the same time, most people in the world still consume meat to some degree. Some people don’t have a choice whether or not to eat animals, but many people do. In this day and age, it’s not enough […]

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Stephanie Hongo Uses Old Trash and Turns It Into Impressive Eco-Friendly Animal Pieces

Stephanie Hongo is an American artist living in Connecticut who turns household trash into eco-friendly animal art pieces. Source: CarversCreators/Youtube Hongo has been an artist for the majority of her life, but when she started making her trash pieces, she felt more inspired than ever to create art for art’s sake. She uses trash that […]

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New Activity Book Teaches Kids to Respect Wild Animals

Looking for something fun and educational to do with the kids in your life? World Animal Protection, a global animal welfare nonprofit organization, just launched a free activity book, Wild Animals Aren’t Pets! focused on why wild animals belong in the wild—not in our homes. The goal is to educate children about why wild animals […]

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Tübingen: The European Eco-Friendly Vegan Dream City

Located in Germany’s southwest, Tübingen is known for its green reputation, where veganism and environmental friendliness are a part of everyday life. Source: DW Travel/Youtube The small city is built around an old town with cobbled alleyways, old timbered houses, and beautiful canals. Most of the German cities were destroyed during WWII, but just one […]

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Organization Helps Pets Find New Family After Their Owners Pass Away

Instead of ending up in a shelter, Furever We Love dog rescue located at 6110 W. 25th St., near Crawfordsville Road, helps find new loving homes for dogs who outlive their owners! Source: WTHR/Youtube This 10-year-old beagle named Baby is getting adjusted in her new foster home after Furever We Love adopted her when her […]

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What is an Eco-Friendly Fridge?

It’s safe to say that having a fridge is a necessity, not a luxury. Almost every home in the United States has a refrigerator, and 23 percent of American households have two or more. So with this many fridges in the country, it’s optimistic to assume they are relatively good for the environment. Despite producing […]

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8 Critical Ways Factory Farming Impacts The Environment

Whether it’s polluting the air and water, contributing huge volumes of greenhouse gases that exacerbate climate change, or threatening wild species with extinction, there is ample evidence to demonstrate why it’s high time factory farming itself goes extinct. What is factory farming? Factory farming is a form of intensive agriculture that involves confining large numbers […]

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Corduroy: Is It Eco-Friendly?

Corduroy is a textured, sturdy textile that is generally considered timeless. It comes in several hues, although it’s usually made in neutral colors like beige and brown. Corduroy has been in and out of style for decades, but it has been around for centuries.   The big question is: is it eco-friendly?  While corduroy can be […]

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Is Glass Good for the Environment?

Glass was first made around 3500 BC in Egypt and Eastern Mesopotamia. For the next several thousand years, artisans perfected the arduous task of glass making. Today, you can buy glass products almost anywhere. They are affordable, and glass designs range from incredibly simple to very intricate and elaborate.  For the most part, glass is […]