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Blog/News (November 30, 2017) Call the Senate to oppose the tax bill
social justice, Renewable Energy
Blog/News (November 28, 2017) After decades of destructive industrial agriculture, we need to revolutionize farming. Regenerative organic agriculture* uses practices that grow healthy crops, restore rich agricultural soils, and reverse climate change by absorbing and storing…

Blog/News (November 28, 2017) Zero waste in business is not as far-fetched as it may seem as more organizations find tangible solutions to their production waste and disposal issues.

Blog/News (November 22, 2017) Alisa Gravitz, CEO of Green America, gives thanks to all the many Green Americans who make our important work to green the economy possible
food, dirty energy
Blog/News (November 19, 2017) This Holiday Season, Make Non-GMO Apple Pie
GMOs
Blog/News (November 9, 2017) The FDA is planning to spend our tax dollars to educate us about the beenfits of GMOs. Tell them "no"
GMOs, pesticide, industrial agriculture
Blog/News (October 27, 2017) Any to-go beverage you’ve recently gotten likely came with the traditional plastic straw poking out of the lid. You probably quickly forgot about the straw after its usefulness ended. We’re busy people, and even the most well-intentioned…
plastic, waste, Zero Waste, plastic free, recycled, green living, Green Business Products
Blog/News (October 25, 2017) Halloween is just around the corner! Soon, children will be parading up and down streets, promising to stay out of mischief in exchange for delicious treats. This year, as you decide what treats to hand out to trick-or-treaters, we ask you to think…

Blog/News (October 23, 2017) A country music festival in Las Vegas; the Pulse night club in Orlando; Sandy Hook Elementary School; a theater in Aurora, Colorado; Virginia Tech…the list of lives lost senselessly to gun violence in the United States is a long one. In addition to…
socially responsible, social investing
Blog/News (October 13, 2017) We must push back against the Trump administration's dirty energy policies while moving forward to create a clean energy economy without Washington
dirty energy, pipeline, clean energy, Vote with your dollar, better paper
Blog/News (October 11, 2017) Dannon has worked closely with the Non-GMO Project and Green America to bring their consumers Non-GMO options of their favorite yogurts, such as Danimals and whole milk yogurts.

Blog/News (October 7, 2017) Fairtrade and Green America’s shared mission of sustainable business  By Margot Conover, External Relations Manager, Fairtrade America   What makes business better? Discover how people are taking business beyond profits to help people and the…

Blog/News (October 5, 2017) The Trump Administration is trying to privilege fossil fuels companies over taxpayers, the environment, and community health

Blog/News (September 28, 2017) Regenerative Agriculture— Not Genetic Engineering—is the Solution to Climate Change and Our Ailing Food System  Industrial agriculture companies continue to bully farmers into growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with their toxic…
Regenerative Agriculture, GMOs, Climate, Soil Carbon
Blog/News (September 21, 2017) Halloween is one of those holidays that most kids can’t wait for and most parents loathe due to the high amount of unhealthy sugary candy. Many of the go-to candy brands are also loaded with genetically engineered (GE or GMO) ingredients. This year…

Blog/News (September 20, 2017) On September 20, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first public meeting of Commissioners in months. Activists from around the country who oppose FERC's rubber stamping of pipelines, were there to greet them, and let them know…
pipeline, dirty energy, fracking
Blog/News (September 19, 2017) In 2002, Green America (then Co-op America) and Global Exchange launched a new, visionary, and exciting event to build the green economy that quickly spread from coast to coast.

GreenAmerica
Blog/News (September 18, 2017) by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern Honey bees are a vital component of our food system because they pollinate many of the crops that humans consume. Over 100 vital crops in our food system are pollinated entirely or in part by bees. Some of…

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Blog/News (September 18, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DSODl2vjoQ by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern Honey bees are a vital component of our food system because they pollinate many of the crops that humans consume. Over 100 vital crops in our food system are…

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Blog/News (September 7, 2017) Originally published by Sustainable Pulse  Written by Sustainable Pulse August 30, 2017 High exposure to pesticides as a result of living near farmers’ fields appears to increase the risk of giving birth to a baby with “abnormalities” by about 9…