How can consumers impact the environment by drinking tea?

I just watched a video from Unilever explaining their sustainability program. It got some rather nasty comments. Unilever claims that the bulk of the environmental impact of its products comes from consumers using them. In the comments, someone asked, “How … Continue reading

What do a popular novel and light bulbs have to do with food?

In 1906, Upton Sinclair’s novel┬áThe Jungle┬ásparked public revulsion toward the meat packing industry and lard in general. At about the same time, Procter & Gamble recognized that electric lights were hurting their candle business. One of its chemists hydrogenated the … Continue reading