Browsing the "consumption" Tag

The Slow Fashion Movement: A Lasting Trend that Gives Back to Consumers, Manufacturers and the Environment

May 23rd, 2012 | by Talancia Pea

Just as the slow food movement prompted us to think about where and how our food was being produced -- agricultural practices, worker safety, cleanliness of factories, treatment of animals, etc. -- “slow fashion” encourages fashion “consumers” to consider where and how their clothing is being made and to develop a greater sense of connection to the materials taken from the environment to create their looks


Peak Meat: U.S. Meat Consumption Falling

March 7th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

Americans are eating less beef, pork, and poultry, and that decline in meat consumption is good news for our health and the environment. Janet Larsen from the Earth Policy Institute lays out the details


The Story of Sustainability

August 5th, 2009 | by johnivanko

We’ve all heard of The Story of Stuff. But The Story of Sustainability? This past weekend, we had the pleasure



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