FoodGrubTubs Turns Restaurant Waste Into Nutrient-Dense Animal Feed

A Q&A with GrubTubs founder Robert Olivier, who uses food waste from restaurants to help family farmers create nutrient-dense animal feed.

By Nicole Caldwell
1 day ago
FoodThis Plant-Based Pork Alternative Is Officially Hitting Hong Kong

Growing pork consumption around the world, especially in China, has created an increase in carbon emissions and has made the country cut back on half of its intake.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
FoodThis Tea Company Has Gone Totally Plastic-Free

British company 'teapigs' has removed all plastic from its packaging, thanks to a material made from wood pulp that keeps the company's biodegradable tea bags totally fresh and perfectly eco-friendly.

By Desirée Kaplan
5 days ago
FoodYour Chocolate Obsession Doesn't Have To Cost The Environment

Our love affair with chocolate is wreaking havoc on the environment. But our buying choices can help turn that around.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
Food

Upstate New York Just Opened Their First All Vegan Supermarket

The store is run by people who have themselves embraced veganism and who want to teach others how to make it their own lifestyle.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 weeks ago
Food

This NYC Sushi Restaurant Uses 100% Sustainable Seafood

Recognized by sustainability organizations, this restaurant hopes continue sourcing fish from the oceans responsibly. 

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Food

White Castle Is Now Offering Vegan Sliders With 'Bleeding' Meat

White Castle is proud to be the first fast food chain to offer this vegan "meat" to consumers, and they're using a product that was created with exciting new food technology that makes it almost indistinguishable from beef.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 weeks ago
Food

This New Label Makes It Easier Than Ever To Identify Sustainable Wines

To earn the label, at least 85 percent of the wine must come from a sustainable vineyard.

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Food

Meet Bar & Cocoa, A Curated Craft Chocolate Shop And Subscription Club

Green Matters has teamed up with WeWork for the month of April to collaborate on the #workgreen challenge and we invite you to share how you're incorporating sustainability into the workplace. In this three-part Q&A series, we’re spotlighting different WeWork member companies around the country making great contributions to sustainability. In this installment, we’re sitting down with Pashmina Lalchandani, co-founder of Bar & Cocoa.

By Nicole Caldwell
2 weeks ago
Food

This Company Wants To Make Sustainable Seaweed Mainstream

Salt Point Seaweed is a seaweed farming company run by three women in California. The founders hope to make seaweed a more mainstream option for foodies in the United States.

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Food

Wendy's Sleek New Prototype Is Deliciously Eco-Friendly

The smaller building which has recently debuted in Virginia offers lower-energy heating and air-conditioning units, LED lighting and energy-saving kitchen equipment.  

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Food

FoodLogiQ Helps Track 'Farm To Fork' Food In The Supply Chain

Companies like Whole Foods and Chipotle are now using FoodLogiQ, a platform that helps track food in the supply chain.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 weeks ago
Food

This Vegan Butcher Shop's Food Truck Is Hitting The Road

This "butcher shop" is popular for vegans as a place to pick out a variety of fresh vegan sausage and "meat" cuts for their own cooking, but they want to break out onto the open road and show more people what they can do.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 weeks ago
Food

Oreo Is Officially Switching To Sustainable Cocoa

Cocoa may be a leading factor in deforestation, but as of this month, Oreo will be using cocoa from a program which supports sustainable cocoa farming.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 weeks ago
Food

This Device Can Double The 'Green' Life Of Bananas To Reduce Waste

"It's Fresh!" has created a new way to extend our produce's life, be it in transportation, a store, or in our homes.

By Brian Spaen
4 weeks ago
Food

This Dessert Company Is Making Vegan Mochi

Bubbies is releasing a line of vegan mochi. This bite-sized snack will be kosher, gluten-free, non-GMO, and made with real fruit puree. 

By Desirée Kaplan
4 weeks ago
Food

One Company Discovered How To Redesign Veggies To Make Them Taste Better

In an effort to make vegetables more appetizing, Row 7 has created a variety of seeds that contain crops with naturally amazing taste. The idea began with creating honeynut squash, and after founding their company in February, they hope to bring other projects to the public.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
News

McDonald's To Cut 36% Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2030

McDonald's set aggressive goals to eliminate emissions from their restaurants, offices, and supply chain. They'll be the first fast food chain to use this method and they hope to reach their goals by 2030.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago