Being in nature is a health activity, even if it’s just sitting on a park bench. Urban populations, especially Black and Brown communities, don’t often get equal access to green space. These organizations are working to change that. By Sytonia Reid
We spend an average of 33 percent of our time (eight hours per day) in our bedrooms. And, experts say the bedroom is often the room with the highest allergen content in the entire house.
If you or a family member have allergies or asthma, you might experience a noticeable difference in your… By Green America
Even though most toxins used in clothing manufacture will affect workers far more than wearers, it’s still a good idea to exercise precaution and avoid even a little exposure to toxins. Use these 7 tips to stay safe at home.
1. Buy less.
The more new conventional clothing you have hanging in…
Smuckers removes GMOs and high fructose corn syrup from Uncrustables, its very popular peanut butter and jelly product for kids.
Green America's GMO Inside campaign has mobilized tens of thousands of consumers to ask Smuckers to remove GMOs from its products.
Amazon’s exploitative practices extends to its workers as well as the planet. Workers in Amazon warehouses report grueling and dangerous working conditions. Workers at Amazon, throughout the supply chain and in the office, deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.
Join Green America and our partners in calling on the world’s ten biggest chocolate companies, including Hershey, Godiva, Mars, and Nestle, to finally put an end to child labor in cocoa and an end to deforestation!
When we started quarantine a few weeks ago, we sent an email to all of our members around the country and around the world, asking what they were doing to cope with the personal challenges of physical distancing on top of the global challenge of the…
It’s been a challenging time to be in the business of working for people and planet. For us, the "green" in Green America goes beyond working for environmental sustainability. Green means we’re working for a world where all people have enough, where…
Green America technology director Hans Bauman (left) with two of his three children.
by Hans Bauman
Don’t get me wrong: I used to love a juicy steak as much as the next guy. But when my wife and I realized the impact our diets were having on…